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97%
  • Colonie Central High School
  • 1 Raider Blvd, Albany
  • SOUTH COLONIE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,649
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
90%
  • Green Tech High Charter School
  • 321 Northern Blvd, Albany
  • GREEN TECH HIGH CHARTER SCHOOL
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 346
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
90%
  • Albany Leadership Charter High School For Girls
  • 19 Hackett Blvd, Albany
  • ALBANY LEADERSHIP CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 369
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
86%
  • Albany High School
  • 700 Washington Ave, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,410
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
47%
  • Veeder Elementary School
  • 25 Veeder Dr, Albany
  • SOUTH COLONIE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 441
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
47%
  • Lisha Kill Middle School
  • 68 Waterman Ave, Albany
  • SOUTH COLONIE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 633
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
45%
  • Roessleville School
  • 100 California Ave, Albany
  • SOUTH COLONIE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 411
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
42%
  • Montessori Magnet School
  • 45 Tremont St, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 311
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
40%
  • Shaker Road Elementary School
  • 512 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany
  • SOUTH COLONIE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 338
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
39%
  • Sand Creek Middle School
  • 329 Sand Creek Rd, Albany
  • SOUTH COLONIE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 788
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
37%
  • Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys
  • 116 N Lake Ave, Albany
  • BRIGHTER CHOICE CHARTER SCHOOL FOR BOYS
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 288
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
35%
  • New Scotland Elementary School
  • 369 New Scotland Ave, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 514
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
32%
  • Kipp Tech Valley Charter School
  • 1 Dudley Heights, Albany
  • KIPP TECH VALLEY CHARTER SCHOOL
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 289
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
27%
  • Henry Johnson Charter School
  • 30 Watervliet Ave, Albany
  • HENRY JOHNSON CHARTER SCHOOL
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 389
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
24%
  • Stephen And Harriet Myers Middle School
  • 100 Elbel Ct, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 675
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
23%
  • North Albany Academy
  • 570 N Pearl St, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 363
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
22%
  • Brighter Choice Charter School For Girls
  • 250 Central Ave, Albany
  • BRIGHTER CHOICE CHARTER SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 277
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
20%
  • Pine Hills Elementary School
  • 41 N Allen St, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 7 · Students: 423
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
20%
  • Albany School Of Humanities
  • 108 Whitehall Rd, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 490
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
19%
  • Albany Community Charter School
  • 65 Krank St, Albany
  • ALBANY COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 643
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
17%
  • William S Hackett Middle School
  • 45 Delaware Ave, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 633
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
17%
  • Eagle Point Elementary School
  • 1044 Western Ave, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 315
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
15%
  • Delaware Community School
  • 43 Bertha St, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 436
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
12%
  • Thomas S O'brien Academy Of Science & Technology
  • 94 Delaware Ave, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 511
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
6%
  • Philip J Schooluyler Achievement Academy
  • 676 Clinton Ave, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 223
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
6%
  • Sheridan Preparatory Academy
  • 400 Sheridan Ave, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 374
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
6%
  • Arbor Hill Elementary School
  • 1 Arbor Dr, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 389
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
6%
  • Giffen Memorial Elementary School
  • 274 S Pearl St, Albany
  • ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 470
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
n/a
  • Albany-schoharie-schenectady-saratoga Boces
  • 900 Watervliet-shaker Rd-ste 1, Albany
  • ALBANY-SCHOHARIE-SCHENECTADY-SARATOGA BOCES
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 516
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
n/a
  • Tech Valley High School
  • 246 Tricentennial Dr, Albany
  • RENSSELAER-COLUMBIA-GREENE BOCES
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 108
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 54:1
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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.

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%

There are a total of 41 public schools, 26 private schools and 16 post-secondary schools in Albany. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Albany, NY schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Albany, NY, an average of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Albany schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Albany, NY schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
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.