Avg. test scores 66%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 23%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      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 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.

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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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      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.