• Early Learning Center

    Early Learning Center information

    Address: 372 Church St.

    Phone: 845-451-4720

    Principal: Nadine Elting-Dargan, ndargan@poughkeepsieschools.org

    Main office hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    School hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

    Enrollment: 465 (2019-2020)

    Staff: 100

    School nurse: 845-451-4720 ext. 3410


ELC Headlines

  • ELC PTA growth earns recognition

    The Parent Teacher Association at the Early Learning Center recently received the Gold Apple Membership Growth Award from the New York State PTA for exceeding 100 percent growth over last year.

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Safety Data Sheets

District News

  • 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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  • State approves PCSD as CTLE sponsor

    Teachers no longer have to seek other locations outside the district to earn their Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) hours, grow professionally and help their students now that Poughkeepsie City School District is a CTLE sponsor.

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