Albany High School

700 Washington Ave

Albany, NY 12203-1495

Grades: 9-12

2,225 students

Albany High School serves 2,225 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Albany High School operates within the Albany City School District.
The school district's 51% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 2225 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 157 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,225 students
Albany High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 157 teachers
Albany High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Albany High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 13:1
Albany High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
9%
8%
Albany High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
12%
24%
Albany High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
54%
19%
Albany High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
24%
47%
Albany High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Albany High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.63 0.36
Albany High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
49%
41%
Albany High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Albany High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,575 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 51% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $27,163 is higher than the state average of $21,692. The district revenue/student has grown by 42% over four years.
The district spending/student of $27,389 is higher than the state average of $21,514. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Albany City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 9,575 1,015
Albany City   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 51% 86%
Albany City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $223 MM $29 MM
Albany City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $225 MM $29 MM
Albany City   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $27,163 $21,692
Albany City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $27,389 $21,514
Albany City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AlbanyPhilip J Schuyler Achievement Academy
    676 Clinton Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)475-6700
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 313 students                      
  • AlbanyPine Hills Elementary School
    41 North Allen St
    AlbanyNY 12203
    (518)475-6725
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 357 students                      
  • AlbanyHenry Johnson Charter School
    Charter School
    30 Watervliet Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)432-4300
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 387 students                      
  • AlbanyBrighter Choice Charter Middle School For Girls
    Charter School
    395 Elk St
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)694-5550
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 5-7 | 164 students                      
  • AlbanyBrighter Choice Charter School For Girls
    Charter School
    250 Central Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)694-4100
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 260 students                      

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