Albany High School

  • Albany High School serves 2,529 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Albany High School's student population of 2,529 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 161 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,529 students
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Total Classroom Teachers161 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Albany High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Albany High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#725 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Albany High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
9%
9%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
53%
17%
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White
20%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Albany High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.65n/a
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Graduation Rate
62%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Albany High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbany City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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