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Our Lady of Lourdes High School

Mrs.Mary Lockwood - Admissions
Map131 Boardman Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
845-463-0400, ext. 1111


Our Lady of Lourdes High School offers a rigorous college preparatory education to a diverse student population. The school's campus located in Poughkeepsie, New York offers students in grades 9 through 12 an academic experience dedicated to Sanctitas et Scientia - Holiness and Knowledge Lourdes focuses on educating the “whole” student: spiritually, intellectually, physically and emotionally. The college prep curriculum features Honors, AP and College level courses, and integrates academics with technology in its “next generation” classrooms. Students have opportunities for inquiry-based learning utilizing Google Chromebooks and iPads, combined with a commitment to a traditional literacy focus.

School at a Glance
24 Advanced Placement (AP), and College level courses are available at the school. College courses are offered through a partnership with Dutchess Community College and the Marist College Greystone Program.

ο 98% of recent graduates earned an average of 16 college credits.
ο 86% of recent graduates were accepted to their first choice college.
ο SAT scores are consistently above the national and New York state
mean scores.

ο The school offers programs in Computer Programming, Accounting, Band, Chorus, Screen Printing, Studio Art and Digital Photography, among other areas. Students can choose from more than 25 clubs, including Drama, Pro-Life, Math Team, News & Views, SADD, Mock Trial, Chess, Boxing and Student Government.

ο The Athletics program completes in Section One under the NYSPHSAA. Sports include Football, Basketball, Track/Cross country, Soccer, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Tennis, Crew, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball, Golf, Wrestling and Swimming.

Founded: 1958
Grade Levels: 9 - 12
Student Enrollment
Coed: 694

Demographics: Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Putnam, Westchester and Columbia Counties
Faculty-to-Student Ratio: 17:1
Faculty-to-Student Ratio: 25
Advanced Placement Courses: 13
College Courses: 11
Post High School - Class of 2015:
4 year colleges: 85%
2 year colleges: 15%
Varsity Sports: 25
Tuition (2015 - 16): $7,400

School Accreditation:
NYS Education Department
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Additional Information:

County: Dutchess
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