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Port Jervis City
School District

9 Thompson Street
Port Jervis, NY 12771
Phone: 845-858-3100

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Our Mission

The Port Jervis City School District, in partnership with our community, has an uncompromising commitment to measurably improve student achievement and prepare students to be productive and responsible life-long learners, ready to meet the challenges of citizenship in our ever-changing global society.

Our Goals

  • Continue to improve student growth in the areas of overall achievement, attendance and graduation rates
  • Continue to improve student growth in the areas of overall achievement, attendance and graduation rates
  • Evaluate the districtwide math initiative
  • Continue to expand and evaluate educational technology opportunities for all students
  • Continue to work on developing an educationally sound plan for the replacement of the Middle School
  • Maintain the fiscal stability of the Port Jervis City School District

Better Schools Build Better Communities

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The District serves an area of 73 square miles in Orange County that encompasses the City of Port Jervis and portions of the towns of Deerpark, Mount Hope, Forestburgh, and Mamakating, New York. Additionally, the district educates secondary students from Montague, New Jersey.

We are committed to providing the best possible education to our diverse population of 2,500 students in pre-k through grade 12. 

The District has four schools. Our 1,200 elementary students attend either Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School or Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School. Port Jervis Middle School houses 400 students in grades 7 to 8. Port Jervis High School is home to over 900 students in grades 9 to 12.

Port Jervis is proud to provide students with a strong academic progam in core subjects, and offer secondary students accelerated courses, advanced placements, honors and a large selection of electives.

Additionally, the District offers --- sports across three seasons through the Raider Athletic Program, and a wide range of clubs and other extra-curricular programs.