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K-5
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Fishkill, NY
Students enrolled: 517
 

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20 Church Street
Fishkill, NY 12524

(845) 897-6780
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September 27, 2013
I have two boys who went through Fishkill elementary.( I wish the school Would have gone to 6th grade. ) the teachers, principal and support Staff create a family feel to the school. At the end of the year they Have hugs day and alumni of if all age groups beg to attend. Due to safety and The huge number of people wanting to attend, this becomes impossible. However, what a great idea. Fishkill alumni hugs day! I digress, I would recommend Fishkill elementary to anyone moving to the area.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2013
Wow. Sounds like Fish elementry school is where it is at. I never went to this school when I was living in Fishkill, N.Y., I went to Brinkerhoff. I wish I did, go to this school back in the 1960s. How ever I heard back then Fishkill elementry scholl was good. Drive on Fishkill school. Drive on. i only wish I can say the same for Brinkerhoff. And what is interesting is Brinkerhoff is still the same. Sounds like a lot politics. Always was since they opened up in 1963. Sorry to for them. But Fishkill elementry, I wish i went to your school back in the day.

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 18, 2010
The teachers and Dr. McNally make this a truly family oriented school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 18, 2010
the students and staff at fishkill elementary make this school and amazing place to work.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 13, 2010
A great place to grow up, learn, and discover! Great teachers and staff, always passionate about their work!

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 13, 2010
When you or your child goes to Fishkill you automatically become part of a wonderful, loving family. What a great way to start your educational career! We get a private school for a public school price.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 29, 2010
The entire staff is amazing - from the principal to the teachers to the administrative staff. A truly great place to start!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
I had four children attend Fishkill. It is a great school with the best teachers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 20, 2010
The staff is amazing they truly care for all the kids and have their best interests uin mind

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2010
My children get upset when their last day before summer vacation arrives. This never ceases to amaze me, they are not only getting a great education, but they are having fun and they are fostering true frienships that I know will last them a lifetime. The teachers and staff are truly amazing and we fell blessed that are children are receiving such a wonderful education!!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 18, 2010
The teachers are caring and truly want their students to succeed. Even though it is a structured learning environment the kids are having fun and enjoy going to school everyday.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 18, 2010
Fishkill Elementary School is committed to its student population and excels at parent involvement... you cannot help but feel the energy when you walk through the front doors - teachers, staff, parents and students working together!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 17, 2010
I am a grandma of two of the students. I also volunteer at the school, even tho' I live 1/2 hour away. The students, the teachers and the staff are the nicest, and most of all dedicated and caring. The atmosphere when you walk down the halls makes me want to go back to school. The hallways are filled with displays of work the kids did. And the pride to be a student at Fishkill Elementary School is felt everywhere you go.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2010
My son David started Fishkill Elementary in1999, when we moved to NY from Philadelphia. David started kindergarten and at this time he is in 10th grade.When he looks back at his years at Fishkill Elementary he truly has wonderful childhood memories. I credit his years at Fishkill Elementary for his confidence and academic success..At the present time our daughter Jenna has started kindergarten at Fishkill Elementary and it is great to know that she will be able to experience wonderful childhood memories like her brother did when he attended. The staff and the PTA make the children feel important and everyone walks around with a smile.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2009
I had a fantastic students teaching experience here! Administrators, teachers, staff, students and parents are all wonderful. Everyone made me feel very comfortable being there.

- submitted by a community member
June 19, 2008
This is a great school with with a great staff. They really work with each child everyone knows the children . The principle sends home birthday cards

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 28, 2008
My family moved into the district two years ago following nearly 5 years in parochial schools in another district. Initially, I was concerned at the proximity of Fishkill Elementary to the main road of Rt 9, but soon discovered that safety is key at this well-guarded jewel of an elementary school. My daughter's teachers in grades 3 and 4 have been kind and well-equipt to teach exceptionally-talented children as well as those with learning challenges. Leadership in Mr McNally is top-notch! Mr McNally has a generous nature and is just strict enough to pull the very best out of each child in his care. When my daughter was going through several back to back personal losses, Mr McNally rallied the team to insure that not a step was lost in providing a complete and holositic education for my child. A geat experience!

- submitted by a parent
September 29, 2007
I'm sad to say that I have been disappointed with this school thus far. Also, be aware that once your child finishes 5th grade they do not go straight to Van Wyck JH. Instead they go to Myers Corners (another elementary school) for one year and then onto Van Wyck. This is something that I wish I would have been aware of prior to moving within this school boundaries.

- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2007
We have been very happy with Fishkill Elementary... great community, fantastic parent involvement!

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2007
The teachers are very involved with the students and they are kept highly motivated with their different approaches to the cirriculum. My daughter loves her new school. The parent-teacher association is also very active and involved. Thanks for all your hard work!

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2006
My son is presently a student at Fishkill and is now entering his 5th year there, where he is academically and socially thriving. He absolutely loves it. He comes home every day, excited about something new he either learned or took part in school that day. The administrative staff is excellent and every one knows your child's name from the moment they enter the school. The teaching staff is very dedicated and the vast majority is now younger teachers with positive ways to motivate the children. The children go to special rooms for music, art, gym and library which are all taught by very innovative and creative teachers. Parents feel very welcome, are encourage to join school and PTA sponsored programs. There is such as strong sense of school spirit, my child is very proud to be a 'Fishkill Frog'.

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2006
Quality of academic programs can be improved. Level of parent involvement is somewhat poor - depends on activity. Availability of music, arts is good. For children with learning disabilite, this school is very poor in delivering appropriate instruction and objective measurements.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2004
Overall-good school and a close knit place for the kids. It does become a culture shock though when they go to other schools in the district. The political correctness needs to be done away with-Hero/Shero day being the biggest problem. Give the kids Halloween-parents can't afford to do two costumes here. All the other district schools do Halloween. This is a public school-not a private one for ones own adjenda. There are teachers that have only been there a few years-quite a few retirements over the last 4 years. The school is almost maxxed out with capacity. We need modulars in here soon or more kids will have to go to other schools in the district. Class sizes are big-27 in Kindergarten-30+ in upper grades. We need a new school here and soon.

- submitted by a parent
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Fishkill Elementary School
20 Church Street, Fishkill, NY  12524
(845) 897-6780
Last modified Fishkill Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Fishkill Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top