Known for its long tradition of excellence and high standards, the Spackenkill Union Free School District is a K–12 public school district located in the western part of Dutchess County, New York. It was established in 1866 and has grown from a one-room schoolhouse to four schools serving some 1,500 students. The district prides itself on being a small community, where families know each other, enhancing the spirit of a shared vision.

Spackenkill is one of the 14 best places to live in Dutchess County according to Hudson Valley Magazine. In recent Niche ratings, SHS was rated #1 out of 13 high schools in Dutchess County. Todd was #1 out of 15 county middle schools. Nassau was rated #1 elementary school in Dutchess County, followed by Hagan at #2 in a list of over 40 elementary schools.

Spackenkill students advance to state and national levels in such competitions as Odyssey of the Mind, Science Olympiad, American Computer Science League, American Mathematics Competition, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, and Mathcounts.  Our students have also placed in the top levels of the Siemens Competition, Regeneron, and ISEF Awards.

Mission Statement:
Inspired by a tradition of excellence and a spirit of continuous improvement, the Spackenkill School District will provide all of our students with the academic and social skills necessary to pursue their goals and become responsible citizens in an interdependent global community.



District Office
Phone: 1-845-463-7800
Fax: 1-845-463-7804

Spackenkill High School
Phone: 1-845-463-7810
Fax: 1-845-463-7826

Todd Middle  School
Phone: 1-845-463-7830
Fax: 1-845-463-7832

Hagan Elementary School
Phone: 1-845-463-7840
Fax: 1-845-463-7881

Nassau Elementary School
Phone: 1-845-463-7843
Fax: 1-845-463-7842

Recent News

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What's Right with Spackenkill!
Posted on 11/09/2018
Dear Spackenkill Community, What a week! One of my highlights was being a part of the Blue Ribbon Award Ceremony with Principal Malkischer and math te...
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Upcoming Board Meeting
Upcoming Board Meeting
Posted on 10/31/2018
The Board of Education will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 27th at 7 pm in the Todd Middle School Library....
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Blue Ribbon Schools Announcement
SHS Named 2018 National Blue Ribbon School
Posted on 10/02/2018
Spackenkill High School has been named a 2018 Blue Ribbon School!...
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BOCES Capital Plan
BOCES Proposes Capital Plan
Posted on 09/28/2018
Dutchess County BOCES is proposing a capital project for their Salt Point campus. ...
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flu prevention
Flu Clinic Scheduled
Posted on 09/13/2018
Spackenkill School District in conjunction with Rite Aid Pharmacy will be offering a flu vaccine clinic for adults and for children ages 5 and up....
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Take the Parent Satisfaction Survey
Posted on 09/10/2018
Please take a few minutes and complete the Parent Satisfaction Survey to help provide feedback....
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Food service opportunities
Earn While Your Children Learn
Posted on 07/30/2018
The Food Service Department is accepting applications for part-time substitute work and permanent work. ...
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summer meal program
Summer Meals for Kids and Teens
Posted on 07/11/2018
The summer meal program is a great way to ensure that kids get the healthy food they enjoy during the school year even when school is not in session. ...
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Retirees of Distinction
Saying Goodbye to Our Retiring Staff
Posted on 06/23/2018
Best Wishes to Retiring Staff...
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Dr. Mark Villanti, Superintendent of Schools

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