Founded in 1929, G. W. Krieger Elementary School provides academic classes and extracurricular activities to more than 500 students in kindergarten through grade five. It employs a workforce of over 70 people. The school offers a selection of lunch and breakfast items. It maintains a computer instruction laboratory and a library. G. W. Krieger Elementary School also organizes academic fairs and instrumental music activities. In addition, it has a parent-teacher association that sponsors books fairs and works for the overall development of the school. The school is governed by the Poughkeepsie City School District, which operates through technology, transportation, food services, health services and continuing education departments.