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: 70 - 80
Diverse Christian student body representing over 30 local churches
Testing Program -
ACSI Terra Nova Testing for grades 2 -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 (4 credits are offered)
Science 3 Credits (4 credits are offered
Foreign Language 1 Credit (2 credits are offered)
Fine Arts 1 Credit
Physical Education 2 Credit (1/2 credit for each year 9-12)
Health 1/2 Credit
Computer 1/2 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