12208 Public Schools

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There are 2 public schools in 12208 Albany, NY, serving 745 students.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York state average of 52%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the state average of 13:1.

12208, New York Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • AlbanyAlbany Leadership Charter High School For Girls
    Charter School
    19 Hackett Blvd
    AlbanyNY12208
    (518)694-5300
    Charter School
    234 students | Gr. 9-11
  • Albany
    New Scotland Elementary School
    369 New Scotland Ave
    AlbanyNY12208
    (518)475-6775
    511 students | Gr. KG-6

Zipcode Statistics

AboutZipcode 12208 Zipcode Statistics (NY) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 20,702 people 19,231,858 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 54% 32%
Median Household Income $54,826 $54,125
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Did You Know?
Public schools in zipcode 12208 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 lower than the New York average of 0.68. The most diverse school in zipcode 12208 is New Scotland Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or in the USA.