These schools in the Hudson Valley have the highest suspension rates.

NYUP.com looked into the most recent data, the 2016-2017 school year, from the New York State Department of Education to find out the top 50 public schools in "Upstate New York" with the highest number of suspensions per 100 students.

School suspensions are used to grade schools beyond their student's test scores.

Only public schools teaching students in grades 9-12 were included in the list. The following schools were also omitted.

  • Religion-affiliated schools
  • Alternative schools designated for disruptive students
  • Private schools
  • Charter schools
  • Schools that have closed since this data was recorded
  • Special education-focused schools

Below are schools from the Hudson Valley that made the list:

#48 Livingston Manor High School (Livingston Manor, Ulster County)
Suspensions per 100 students: 12.31

#47 Kingston High School (Kingston, Ulster County)
Suspensions per 100 students: 12.36

#44 Tri-Valley Secondary School (Grahamsville, Sullivan County)
Suspensions per 100 students: 12.75

#40 Ellenville High School (Ellenville, Ulster County)
Suspensions per 100 students: 13.11

#38 Taconic Hills Junior/Senior High School (Copake, Columbia County)
Suspensions per 100 students: 13.40

#37 Poughkeepsie High School (Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County)
Suspensions per 100 students: 13.41

#36 Rondout Valley High School (Accord, Ulster County)
Suspensions per 100 students: 13.59

#33 Middletown High School (Middletown, Orange County)
Suspensions per 100 students: 14.22

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