This probably isn't a list the Hudson Valley necessarily wants to be on. has released their list of best schools throughout the country. The website breaks down the schools by data they receive from the U.S. Department of Education along with "test scores, college data, and ratings collected from millions of Niche users."

Categories they focus on are Academics, Teachers, Culture and Diversity, Parent/Student Overall Experience, Health and Safety, Resources and Facilities, Club and Activities and Sports.

While Niche focused on the best schools in every state, UpStateNewYork.Com took the data and compiled a list of the 50 Worst Schools in New York State. Unfortunately, seven schools from the Hudson Valley made the list with two of them being in the top 2.

#47 Newburgh City School District
#44 Fallsburgh Central School District
#43 Saugerties Central School District
#20 Ellenville Central School District
#18 Tri-Valley Central School District
#4 City of Poughkeepsie Central School District
#2 Greenwood Lake Central School District

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