About Us

2018 National Blue Ribbon School logoKnown for its long tradition of excellence and high standards, the Spackenkill Union Free School District is a K–12 public school district located in the western part of Dutchess County, New York. It was established in 1866 and has grown from a one-room schoolhouse to four schools serving some 1,500 students. The district prides itself on being a small community, where families know each other, enhancing the spirit of a shared vision.    READ MORE ABOUT THE DISTRICT...

Mission Statement:
Inspired by a tradition of excellence and a spirit of continuous improvement, the Spackenkill School District will provide all of our students with the academic and social skills necessary to pursue their goals and become responsible citizens in an interdependent global community.



District Office
Phone: 1-845-463-7800
Fax: 1-845-463-7804

Spackenkill High School
Phone: 1-845-463-7810
Fax: 1-845-463-7826

Todd Middle  School
Phone: 1-845-463-7830
Fax: 1-845-463-7832

Hagan Elementary School
Phone: 1-845-463-7840
Fax: 1-845-463-7881

Nassau Elementary School
Phone: 1-845-463-7843
Fax: 1-845-463-7842

Recent News

adventure at Sharpe Reservation
Message from the Superintendent
Posted on 05/14/2021
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Summer Jobs for Students
Posted on 04/15/2021
Spackenkill Union Free School District is now accepting applications for summer workers....
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The Board of Education's upcoming meeting agenda is as follows...
Board Meeting Updates
Posted on 02/23/2021
The Board of Education's upcoming meeting agenda is as follows......
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Food service opportunities
Earn While Your Children Learn
Posted on 02/23/2021
Applications are being accepted for part-time food service workers....
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food delivery
School Meals Update from the Food Service Director
Posted on 12/18/2020
Parents/Guardians, please read food service updates...
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working with children
Temporary Monitors Needed
Posted on 11/24/2020
The District is in need of temporary monitors....
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Clsss of 2020 Commencement
Watch the Class of 2020 Commencement
Posted on 06/26/2020
Spackenkill's 2020 Commencement took place at the Hyde Park Drive-In on July 1. ...
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Dr. Paul M. Fanuele
Welcome Superintendent Fanuele
Posted on 06/26/2020
The District Welcomes Dr. Paul M. Fanuele...
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June 16, 2020 Is Annual Meeting/Budget/BOE Vote
Posted on 05/18/2020
Governor Cuomo Designates June 9, 2020 as This Year's Budget/BOE Member Vote Date, To Be Held by Absentee Ballot...
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Announcements & Updates

Track and Field Updatestrack and fieldClick here to see photos and videos of the Capital Project Track & Field progression

ASISTClick here for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Phone Numbers

Smart Schools Investment Plan

E-Cigarettes and Vaping: What Parents Need to Know

STAR Exemption Update

If you currently receive your STAR benefit as a reduction on your school tax bill (the STAR exemption), you may receive a greater benefit if you switch to the STAR rebate check.  Click on this government link to learn more. If you have questions, please call the Town of Poughkeepsie Tax Collector’s Office: (845) 485-3611.


Beginning 1/31/21, physical examinations for school are to be documented on the NYS Required Health Examination or an electronic health record equivalent form. Click Here to download Fillable Health Exam Form.

Please click on this link to read information in English and Spanish about head lice.

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