PROFICIENCY 6% 87% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%New York

Sheridan Preparatory Academy is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Albany, NY. There are a total of 374 students and 25 teachers at Sheridan Preparatory Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 285 free lunch students and 5 reduced lunch students.

Sheridan Preparatory Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 6.3%, which is 87% lower than the New York average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch285
Reduced lunch5


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Sheridan Preparatory Academy, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All<= 5%
3<= 10%
4<= 10%
5<= 20%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

4<= 5%
5<= 20%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Sheridan Preparatory Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 7.1% 20.9% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 66.2% 50.4% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 2.5% 8.9% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 19.2% 15.6% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 0.6% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.0% 3.3% 2.0% 3.1%

Albany demographics profile

StatisticAlbanyNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)4,60235991
Median age31.238.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)31%52%55%
Speak English84%70%79%
Speak Spanish6%15%13%

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%
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Source: The Sheridan Preparatory Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.