Colonie Central High School

1 Raider Blvd,

Albany, NY, 12205-2784

Tel: (518)459-1220
Grades: 9-12

1,755 students

Colonie Central High School serves 1,755 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Colonie Central High School operates within the South Colonie Central School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1755 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 137 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,755 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 137 teachers
Colonie Central High School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Colonie Central High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Colonie Central High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
8%
Colonie Central High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
4%
23%
Colonie Central High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
8%
19%
Colonie Central High School Black (1989-2012)
White
79%
48%
Colonie Central High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Colonie Central High School Sch Ethnicity Colonie Central 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.
0.37 0.68
Colonie Central High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
11%
42%
Colonie Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Colonie Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,232 students has grown by 1195% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name South Colonie Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 5,232 1,136
South Colonie Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 88% 86%
South Colonie Central   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $29 MM
South Colonie Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $90 MM $29 MM
South Colonie Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $226,381 $21,692
South Colonie Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $222,869 $21,514
South Colonie Central   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Albany High School (3.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sand Creek Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roessleville School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Albany Roessleville School
    100 California Ave
    Albany , NY , 12205
    (518)459-2157
    0.4  mi  |  411  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Albany Sand Creek Middle School
    329 Sand Creek Rd
    Albany , NY , 12205
    (518)459-1333
    0.5  mi  |  846  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Albany Forest Park Elementary School
    100 Forest Dr
    Albany , NY , 12205
    (518)869-3006
    1.1  mi  |  362  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Albany Shaker Road Elementary School
    512 Albany Shaker Rd
    Albany , NY , 12211
    (518)458-1440
    1.5  mi  |  302  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Albany Montessori Magnet School
    Magnet School
    65 Tremont St
    Albany , NY , 12206
    (518)475-6675
    Magnet School
    1.8  mi  |  328  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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