School Profile

Our Community -

  • A suburban community located 15 miles northeast of Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York.

School -

  •  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.

Curriculum -

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:

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
 

“in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.” Colossians 2:3

teaching to

transform lives

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