Education In Wappinger
Ensuring the best education for Wappinger children is a top priority of our schools. The Town of Wappinger is served by three school districts, one private elementary institution, and Dutchess Community College.
The Wappingers Central School District encompasses most of the Town of Wappinger in its entirety. The District operates the following schools within the Town; James S. Evans Elementary School, Myers Corners Elementary School, Wappingers Falls Junior High School, and Roy C. Ketcham High School. The Arlington Central School District includes a portion of the northern section of Wappinger and the Beacon City School District covers the hamlet of Chelsea at the southwestern portion of town.
SUNY Dutchess operates a campus within the Town of Wappinger offering Associates Degrees in a wide variety of majors. Wappinger is surrounded by other collegiate level institutions such as Marist College, Vassar College, Bard College, Culinary Institute of America, Mount Saint Mary College, and others.