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Albany school information

Index Albany New York National
Average Test Scores42%56%48%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools414,06079,221
Total private schools261,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools164837,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Albany are 12% 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

      Index Albany New York National
      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%

      Albany, NY School Districts

      • Albany City School District
      • South Colonie Central School District

      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 42%. 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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Voorheesville, NY2,78978%63.2%
      East Greenbush, NY6,29974%54.5%
      Averill Park, NY1,46674%53.8%
      Ravena, NY3,18167%39.6%
      Poestenkill, NY81465%34.4%
      Albany, NY96,86042%11.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Nampa, ID96,82545%5.6%
      Federal Way, WA96,81244%8.2%
      Bend, OR97,03257%19.0%
      Erie, PA96,61647%1.2%
      Lawrence, KS97,34842%11.5%
      Albany, NY96,86042%11.9%
      Source: The Albany, NY education data displayed above is derived from the 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.