Nine Hudson Valley school districts are among the most diverse in New York State.

Recently, Niche.com looked into data from the U.S. Department of Education on student racial diversity. UpNY then formed a list regarding the Top 30 diverse school districts in "Upstate NY."

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

#28 Ellenville Central School District (Ellenville)

  • Enrollment: 1,737
  • Diversity: 48.7 percent White, 34.1 percent Hispanic, 11 percent African American, 3.3 percent multiracial, and 2.5 percent Asian.
  • State rank: #82

#25 Liberty Central School District (Liberty)

  • Enrollment: 1,612
  • Diversity: 49.1 percent White, 37.3 percent Hispanic, 9.7 percent African American, and 3.1 percent multiracial.
  • State rank: #77

#21 Middletown City School District (Middletown)

  • Enrollment: 7,242
  • Diversity: 52.2 percent Hispanic, 24.8 percent African American, 17.2 percent White, 3.1 percent multiracial, and 2.5 percent Asian.
  • State rank: #73

#17 Kingston City School District (Kingston)

  • Enrollment: 6,248
  • Diversity: 56.5 percent White, 19 percent Hispanic, 14.4 percent African American, 7.3 percent multiracial and 2.4 percent Asian.
  • State rank: #58

#16 Newburgh City School District (Newburgh)

  • Enrollment: 11,276
  • Diversity: 48.8 percent Hispanic, 24.7 percent African American, 21 percent White, 2.8 percent multiracial, and 2.4 percent Asian.
  • State rank: #55

#14 Monticello Central School District (Monticello)

  • Enrollment: 2,956
  • Diversity: 47.3 percent White, 26.6 percent Hispanic, 19.8 percent African American, 4.4 percent multiracial, and 1.8 percent Asian.
  • State rank: #52

#12 Fallsburg Central School District (Fallsburg)

  • Enrollment: 1,418
  • Diversity: 45.7 percent Hispanic, 35.8 percent White, 11.2 percent African American, 5.4 percent multiracial, and 1.4 percent Asian.
  • State rank: #49

#9 Hudson City School District (Hudson)

  • Enrollment: 1,811
  • Diversity: 45.6 percent White, 22.1 percent African American, 14.4 percent Hispanic, 10.3 percent Asian, and 7.6 percent multiracial.
  • State rank: #43

#5 Beacon City School District (Beacon)

  • Enrollment: 2,991
  • Diversity: 45.9 percent White, 28.4 percent Hispanic, 17.6 percent African American, 5.3 percent multiracial, and 2.7 percent Asian.
  • State rank: #39

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