Our Community -
- A suburban community located 15 miles northeast of Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York.
- Private Christian School for grades K through 12.
- Enrollment: 75-85
- Faculty 15
- Diverse Christian student body representing over 30 local churches
Testing Program -
- ACSI Terra Nova Testing for grades 3-10
- P.S.A.T./N.M.S.Q.T. offered in sophomore and junior year.
- S.A.T. 's for College are taken off campus.
The instructional program is designed to train students for college. Twenty-two & three quarters credits are required for graduation with a three course sequence each of math and science but preferably a four course sequence in each to prepare for college admissions. The breakdown is as follows:
- Bible 4 Credits (one credit for each year student attends Upton Lake)
- English 4 Credits
- Social Studies 4 Credits
- Mathematics 3 Credits (Students usually graduate with a sequence of 3 but may take 4)
- Science 3 Credits (Students usually graduate with a sequence of 3 but may take 4)
- Foreign Language 1 Credit
- Fine Arts 1 Credit (quarter credit for each year 9-12)
- Physical Education 2 Credit (1/2 credit for each year 9-12)
- Health ½ Credit
- Computer 1 Credit (quarter credit for each year 9-12)
- Life Skills ¼ Credit
Community service hours are averaged in as part of the final grade for Bible in grades 7-12;
- Grades 7,8,9 = 14 hrs required
- Grades 10,11,12 = 18 hrs required
Marking System -
A - 100 - 93 Excellent
B - 92 - 85 Good
C - 84 - 75 Average
D - 74 - 70 Lowest acceptable averages
F - 69 and below Failure