Mission and Vision

  • Mission

    The mission of the Poughkeepsie City School District is to ensure that every child will receive a high-quality education in every classroom. Students will benefit from a safe learning environment that provides empowering experiences supporting their academic, emotional, physical, and social development.


    It is the vision of the Poughkeepsie City School District to graduate all students prepared for life, ready for college and career and instilled with enthusiasm for life-long learning. Students will be literate, critical thinkers, ethical users of technology, appreciative of the arts, concerned about the community in which they live, and responsible for their well-being.