• Poughkeepsie High School main entrance

    Poughkeepsie High School

    Poughkeepsie High School serves students in grades 9-12. In 2019-20 enrollment was 1,110.

    Address: 70 Forbus St.

    Phone: 845-451-4850 (During the COVID-19 pandemic, call 845-391-2204)

    Principal: Dr. Phee Simpson, psimpson@poughkeepsieschools.org

    Main Office hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    School hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.

    Enrollment: 1,110 (2019-20) 

    Staff: 145 (2019-20) 

    School Nurse: 845-451-4882

PHS News

Safety Data Sheets

Bell schedule (PHS)

  • Period               Monday-Friday       Duration

    1                          7:45-8:33a                 48 min.

    2                          8:37-9:25a                 48 min.

    3                          9:29-10:20a            51 min.(3m. HR)

    4                          10:24-11:12a              48 min.

    5                          11:16a-12:04p            48 min.    

    6                          12:08p-12:56p           48 min.

    7                          1-1:48p                      48 min.

    8                          1:52p-2:40p               48 min.

    After school         2:45-3:33p                48 min.

    Download the PHS Bell schedule

    Effective 9/6/2022            

District News

  • Parent conferences help all students

    Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for next week. Parents can help lessen a child's anxiety about the conference by having open conversations with teachers weekly and communicating with their child regularly.

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  • Athletics plans booster club

    One of the goals for the Athletic Department this year is to establish a booster club that will help create more opportunities for our student athletes.

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  •  PCSD staff, Dutchess Outreach staff and volunteers pose behind tables filled with 1,000 pounds of f

    Partnership brings local food to families

    Thanks to a partnership with Dutchess Outreach, Poughkeepsie City School District Community Schools Department provided about 200 bags of food to city residents Friday.

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  • Chat date shifts, focus is on 2 programs

    Superintendent Fireside Chats are intended to engage members of the community in a two-way dialogue on topics ranging from the district’s improvement strategy to recommendations from community stakeholders on how school and Community stakeholders can collaborate to increase the academic, social, emotional, and wellness success of PCSD students.

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  • Middle school AP wants everyone to be seen

    lison Ramirez applied to be the assistant principal at Poughkeepsie Middle School to model possibilities for students there.

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Pioneer Post

Superintendent's Briefing