Albany High School

700 Washington Ave

Albany, NY 12203-1495

Tel: (518)475-6200
Grades 9-12
2,270 students
Albany High School serves 2,270 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Albany High School operates within the Albany City School District.
The school district's 53% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 2270 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 158 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,270 students
Albany High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Albany High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 158 teachers
Albany High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Albany High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Albany High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
10%
9%
Albany High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
14%
25%
Albany High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
54%
18%
Albany High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
21%
46%
Albany High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Albany High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Albany High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.64 0.36
Albany High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
61%
42%
Albany High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Albany High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,334 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 53% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $26,342 is higher than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 35% over four years.
The district spending/student of $26,218 is higher than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Albany City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
2
Number of Students Managed 8,334 926
Albany City   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 53% 87%
Albany City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $222 MM $29 MM
Albany City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $221 MM $30 MM
Albany City   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $26,342 $23,859
Albany City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $26,218 $24,841
Albany City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Green Technical High Charter School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brighter Choice Charter Middle School For Girls (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Philip J Schuyler Achievement Academy (0.4 miles away)
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