Albany school information

IndexAlbanyNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores34%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools414,06079,221
Total private schools261,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools164837,963
The Albany, NY educational system consists of 41 public schools, 26 private schools and 16 post-secondary schools. Albany public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 29% lower than than the New York average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Albany public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.5% have completed high school, 37.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Albany are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 41 public schools in Albany.
  • 87.3% of people in Albany have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.5% of people in Albany have completed high school.
  • 37.3% of people in Albany have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Albany

IndexAlbanyNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college63.2%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.9%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.3%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters17.7%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Albany (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Voorheesville, NY2,82275%52%
East Greenbush, NY4,96067%37%
Ravena, NY3,27566%34%
Averill Park, NY1,31666%34%
Hampton Manor, NY2,03465%31%
Albany, NY98,42534%30%

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Renton, WA98,49945%9%
Vista, CA98,56032%34%
San Angelo, TX98,69462%25%
Davie, FL98,71766%35%
Flint, MI98,91824%51%
Albany, NY98,42534%30%
Source: The Albany, NY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.