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About This School

Poestenkill Elementary School is a public elementary school in Town of Poestenkill. The principal of Poestenkill Elementary School is MR. PETER DEWITT, whose e-mail is dewittp@averillpark.k12.ny.us. 411 students attend Poestenkill Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 0% of the Poestenkill Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 14% of the 411 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Poestenkill Elementary School is 15:1. Sand Lake-Miller Hill School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 97% 97%
Multiracial 1% %
Hispanic 1% 0.7%
Asian 1% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0.6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.03%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 14% 12%
Limited English proficiency 0% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Warm welcoming small excellent teachers wonderful environment

  • (6 years ago)

    I am a parent of 2 students and I am so happy with the education that my children are receiving. The administration keeps us involved and the teachers are top notch!

  • (7 years ago)

    I have 2 children at Poestenkill and we love it! The school is very open to parent involvement and the teachers and the aids are terrific. The school promotes respect and the students have learned this well. They are a very tolerant friendly group of kids; the older students go out of their way to make the younger ones feel comfortable. This level of kindness is all too unusual in todays society.

  • (7 years ago)

    We love Poestenkill they have a wonderful program for my high ability learner son and approach his learning with the same intensity they give the special ed children. My daughter loves it there and we're thrilled with the teachers administration and staff.

  • (10 years ago)

    The teachers are outstanding. They really help the kids. It is like a family. Having a special ed child I can see a improvement in my child since he has went to PES. I can't say enough good about the school.

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