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Circle Of Courage Learning Center

About

Circle of Courage Learning Community is located at 160 Union Street Poughkeepsie, NY. This public school is committed to the success of each child to learn in a safe, supportive, environment. It offers excellent educational opportunities for students in K through 8 grades in Dutchess County, New York. Students who attend enjoy building lifelong bonds with classmates, teachers, staff, and their own community.

The Circle of Courage Learning Community provides alternative educational programs for students in the Poughkeepsie City School District. Programs housed at the Circle of Courage Learning Community include: Alternative Middle School Programs, Alternative High School Programs, GED Programs, and Home Instruction,

All aspects of the school program are generated by persistent emphasis on student strengths and abilities rather than difficulties. The developmental assets of each student are identified and strengthened by the staff to build confidence and to help students to overcome obstacles to learning.

The Circle of Courage philosophy is the core of our character development program, deeply embedded in the school culture. Students are provided with the opportunities to help them understand their own gifts and talents, to foster independence, to appreciate their connections to family and community, and to learn and practice generosity in action.

Consistency in discipline and fair but firm boundaries keep this learning community safe and inviting for students and staff alike. All staff at the Circle of Courage Learning community is trained to understand that negative behavior is a response to frustration and not a classification of a child's intentions or personality.


Circle Of Courage Learning Center

Overview

Circle Of Courage Learning Center

Poughkeepsie City School District

160 Union Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

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Mid-Size City (City: Small)

845-437-3473 (Phone)

845-437-3477 (Fax)

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Serving Grades: K-8

Principal: Vanessa Weeks » 845-437-3475

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Student Enrollment Information

Kindergarten
(Full Day)
1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th
35117714141415

Additional Student Information

Total Students
90
Attendance Rate
89%
Suspensions
31
Year Statistics Were Compiled
2005
Student / Teacher Ratio
6.4
Free Lunch
64
Reduced Lunch
13
Student Ethnicities

Student Gender

Staff Information

Full Time Principals
1
Full Time Assistant Principals
0
Other Full Time Professional Staff
5
Full Time Teachers
15
Part Time Principals
0
Part Time Assistant Principals
0
Part Time Teachers
0
Other Part Time Professional Staff
0

Adequate Yearly Progress Decisions

Sub-Group Names
Satisfactory
School Year
Subject:Elementary / Middle School English Language Arts
All Students
No
2006
Black Or African American
Yes
2006
Students With Disabilities
No
2006
Economically Disadvantaged
No
2006
Subject:Elementary / Middle School Math
All Students
No
2006
Black Or African American
No
2006
Students With Disabilities
No
2006
Economically Disadvantaged
No
2006
Subject:Elementary / Middle School Science
All Students
Yes
2006

Regents Results

Subject
Year
# Tested
Percent Passing
 

Graduation Information

Group
High School Graduate
Regents Diplomas
Advanced Regents Diplomas
IEP / Local Certificates
Year
All Students
0
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
0
2005
General Education
0
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
0
2005
Students With Disabilities
0
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
0
2005
All Students
0
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
0
2004
General Education
0
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
0
2004
Students With Disabilities
0
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
0
2004

Nearby Public Libraries

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845-485-3445
0.26 miles
Highland, NY
845-691-2275
2.00 miles
Milton, NY
845-795-2200
3.30 miles
Poughkeepsie, NY
845-452-3141
4.38 miles
Hyde Park, NY
845-229-7791
6.00 miles

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