St Martin De Porres School

  • St. Martin de Porres School is a Catholic elementary school whose primary purpose as a Christ-centered community is to teach and practice the message of Jesus.
  • Like our patron, St. Martin, we make daily prayer, communal worship and service to others an essential part of our life together.
  • We strive to prepare our students to meet the obligations and challenges of Christian living in a responsible and self-disciplined manner.
  • In our child-centered curriculum students are offered the opportunity to develop their God-given gifts to the best of their ability.
  • We foster close cooperation between teachers and parents, the first and primary educators, in guiding each child toward clarifying values, experiencing a sense of accomplishment, and developing an appreciation of self worth.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students395 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St Martin De Porres School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 229 students
    2.9 miles
    20 Springside Ave
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
    (845) 471-0520
    2.9 PK-8
    229
  • Poughkeepsie
    Grades: PK-12 | 174 students
    0.1 miles
    260 Boardman Road
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
    (845) 462-7600
    0.1 PK-12
    174
  • Poughkeepsie
    Grades: PK-12 | 268 students
    1.7 miles
    25 Golf Club Lane
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    (845) 462-0266
    1.7 PK-12
    268
  • Wappingers Falls
    St Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 175 students
    4 miles
    2 Convent Avenue
    Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
    (845) 297-7500
    4 PK-8
    175
  • Poughkeepsie
    Oakwood Friends School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 127 students
    1.8 miles
    22 Spackenkill Road
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
    (845) 462-4200
    1.8 6-12
    127

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