(845) 386-1460 clerk@townofmounthope.org

Town of Mount Hope

1706 Route 211W,
New York 10963

Educational Facilities

Mary P. Bonen Otisville Elementrary School History

The Mary P. Bonen Otisville Elementary School is a community school located in the town of Mount Hope near Otisville, New York. It is part of the larger Minisink Valley Central School District, and is comprised of grades Kindergarten through fifth with a population of approximately 800 students.

The Otisville School Building was finished in the summer of 2008. The focal point of the building is its Library/Media center filled with natural light from floor to ceiling windows. A state of the art computer lab overlooks the Library/Media center. Each classroom is equipped with Smartboards and projectors. Green technologies such as light sensors and insulated glass contributes to the energy efficiency of the building.

The Otisville Elementary School strives to be a nurturing, learner-centered community school that focuses on the development of the whole child via: cultivating each child’s love of learning; supporting collaborative faculty and staff professional development and endeavors; establishing effective home/school partnerships.

Contact information

The phone number is 845-355-5850. The school principal is Mr. Vincent Biele, she may be contacted at vbiele@minisink.com and the assistant principal is Mrs. Julia Downey, he may be contacted at jdowney@minisink.com.

Directions to the Otisville Elementary School

The Otisville Elementary School is a small community school located at 2525 Mount Hope Road, in the Village of Otisville, New York.

Traveling from Interstate Rte. 84

  • Exit 3 – Middletown & NY Rte. 17M
  • Left at 2nd light on Co. Rte. 78
  • Left at 2nd light on Mt. Hope Road (Co. Rte. 11)
  • Follow 4.5 miles to blinking light (Mt. Hope Convenience Store)
  • Bear right at light
  • School is 1.2 miles on the left

From Thruway Newburgh

  • Exit to Interstate Rte 84 West
  • Follow directions above

From Thruway Harriman

  • Exit to NY Rte 17 West
  • Follow NY Rte 17 West to Interstate Rte 84 West
  • Follow directions above