Known 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.

Spackenkill is one of the 14 best places to live in Dutchess County according to Hudson Valley Magazine. In recent Niche ratings, the district was rated #13 of all upstate districts, with a grade of A+. SHS was rated #1 out of 13 high schools in Dutchess County. Todd was #1 out of 15 county middle schools. Nassau was rated #1 elementary school in Dutchess County, followed by Hagan at #2 in a list of over 40 elementary schools.

Spackenkill students advance to state and national levels in such competitions as Odyssey of the Mind, Science Olympiad, American Computer Science League, American Mathematics Competition, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, and Mathcounts.  Our students have also placed in the top levels of the Siemens Competition, Regeneron, and ISEF Awards.




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.

 

SUFSD

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

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Summer Jobs Program
Posted on 04/12/2019
SUFSD is now accepting applications for student summer jobs....
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The Board of Education's upcoming meeting agenda is as follows...
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Board & Annual Vote Updates
Posted on 03/22/2019
The Board of Education's upcoming meeting agenda is as follows......
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Whole school Empathy Assembly at Nassau
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What's Right with Spackenkill!
Posted on 03/08/2019
Dear Spackenkill Community,...
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accepting tuition students
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Accepting Limited Number of Tuition Students
Posted on 02/01/2019
The Spackenkill Union Free School District approved an out-of-district tuition program two years ago. Tuition students are accepted on a limited basis...
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Jazz Night
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Jazz Night Is April 10th!
Posted on 01/01/2019
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Blue Ribbon Schools Announcement
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SHS Named 2018 National Blue Ribbon School
Posted on 11/30/2018
Spackenkill High School has been named a 2018 Blue Ribbon School!...
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Adopt a Family
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Leo Club's Adopt a Family Returns
Posted on 11/05/2018
Leo Club is collecting items for its annual holiday drive....
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flu prevention
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Flu Clinic Scheduled
Posted on 09/13/2018
Spackenkill School District in conjunction with Rite Aid Pharmacy will be offering a flu vaccine clinic for adults and for children ages 5 and up....
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Take the Parent Satisfaction Survey
Posted on 09/10/2018
Please take a few minutes and complete the Parent Satisfaction Survey to help provide feedback....
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Additional Info

Announcements

ANNUAL VOTE & ELECTION:

Click here for information about upcoming vote

Click here to download Absentee Ballot Application

Board Seat Petitions:

A seat is available on the Board of Education beginning July 1, 2019 for a five-year term ending June 30, 2024. Petitions for the Board of Education are available in the District Office at 15 Croft Road, Poughkeepsie. Election of School Board Members is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21st. Petitions must be received by the District Clerk by 5 pm on April 22, 2019. For more information, please contact District Clerk Sandra Barbieri in the District Office.  Call 845-463-7800 or e-mail sandra.barbieri@sufsdny.org.

Transportation Requests

school bus transportationParents and guardians must have requests for private providers for the 2019-20  school year to the Spackenkill UFSD Transportation Department by April 1, 2019. Requests must be filed every year. For more information, please call Doreen Wright, Director of Transportation: 463-7800.

 

Medical Kit.pngRead a letter from the school nurses about when to keep a child home from school.


New York State now requires all physicians and schools to use a uniform physical form. Click Here to download Health Exam Form.

FLU UPDATES

Please click here for information from the NYS Department of Health 12/5/18

Please click here to learn three steps you can take to combat the flu. 12/4/18

Flu Guide for Parents (English version)

La influenza: Una Guía para los padres  (en Español)


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

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Dr. Mark Villanti, Superintendent of Schools

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