Albany High School

700 Washington Ave

Albany, NY 12203-1495

Tel: (518)454-3987
Grades: 7-12

2,236 students

Albany High School serves 2,236 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
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 2236 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 151 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 2,236 students
Albany High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 151 teachers
Students by Grade Albany High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Albany High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
7%
8%
Hispanic
11%
23%
Black
56%
19%
White
22%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Albany High School Sch Ethnicity Albany High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.35
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.
45%
42%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,859 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 51% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Albany City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 9,859 1,324
Albany City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 51% 86%
Albany City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $223 MM $29 MM
Albany City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $225 MM $29 MM
Albany City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $27,163 $21,692
Albany City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $27,389 $21,514
Albany City   School 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 William S Hackett Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Philip J Schuyler Achievement Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AlbanyPhilip J Schuyler Achievement Academy
    676 Clinton Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)475-6700
    0.4 mi | 352 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AlbanyPine Hills Elementary School
    41 North Allen St
    AlbanyNY 12203
    (518)475-6725
    0.5 mi | 391 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • AlbanyHenry Johnson Charter School
    Charter School
    30 Watervliet Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)432-4300
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 377 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • AlbanyBrighter Choice Charter Middle School For Girls
    Charter School
    250 Central Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)694-5550
    Charter School

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

    0.6 mi | 277 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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Did You Know?
Albany, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.62, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Albany is Macgregor High (Continuation School). Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.