• Poughkeepsie Middle School main entrance

    Poughkeepsie Middle School

    Poughkeepsie Middle School is the sole middle school for the Poughkeepsie City School District. It serves students in grades 6-8. In 2019-20 enrollment was 903.

    Address: 55 College Ave.

    Phone: 845-451-4800 (During the COVID-19 pandemic, call 845-391-1081)

    Principal: Kelleyann Royce-Giron, kroyce@poughkeepsieschools.org

    Main Office hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    School hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.

    Enrollment: 903 (2019-20) 

    Staff: 130 (2019-20)

    School Nurse: 845-451-4810

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Bell schedule

  • Period                                         Monday - Friday     
    Breakfast                                          7:30-8a

    Staff Arrival                                       8:00a    
    Homeroom                                       8:05-8:19a    
    1                                                         8:21-9:07a    
    2                                                         9:10-9:56a    
    3                                                         9:59-10:45a    
    4                                                        10:48-11:34a    
    5                                                        11:37a-12:23p    
    6                                                        12:26-1:12p    
    7                                                        1:15-2:01p    
    8                                                        2:04-2:50p    
    Dismissal & Announcements        2:50-2:55p   

    Download the bell schedule

    Revised 9/6/22

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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Superintendent's Briefing