PDS draws a diverse group of families from all over the Hudson Valley and surrounding areas. Students come from as far south as Peekskill, Woodstock in the west, as far north as Germantown and all the way from Sharon, CT, in the east.

Transportation via school districts

The following Public Schools provide transportation to PDS for families residing in their district:

  • Arlington District
  • Marlboro District
  • Spackenkill District
  • Beacon District
  • Newburgh District
  • Wallkill District
  • Highland District
  • New Paltz District
  • Wappingers District
  • Hyde Park District

To request transportation from your district, click on this link (scroll to the bottom): https://poughkeepsieday.org/downloadable-resources/

PDS Private Transportation

There are Northern and Southern PDS Private Bus options as well. Additional fees are charged to cover the cost of running private buses and are based on overall ridership.

The PDS Northern private route includes stops in Mt. Tremper, Hurley, Kingston and Rhinebeck.

The PDS Southern private route includes stops in Garrison and the Cold Spring area.

Please email Tricia Irving at tirving@poughkeepsieday.org if you would like more information. Here is a link to frequently asked questions: https://www.mypds.org/public/resources/uploads/PrivateBusFAQ2017-2018_1490021825.pdf