Albany High School

700 Washington Ave

Albany, NY 12203

Tel: (518)475-6200
  • Albany High School serves 2,410 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Albany High School operates within the Albany City School District.
  • Albany City School District's 53% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2410 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 158 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,410 students
Albany High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Albany High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 158 teachers
Albany High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Albany High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Albany High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
9%
9%
Albany High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
14%
25%
Albany High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
54%
18%
Albany High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
21%
45%
Albany High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Albany High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Albany High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.64 0.37
Albany High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
61%
45%
Albany High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
4%
6%
Albany High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Albany City School District's student population of 8,537 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 53% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $27,566 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $26,385 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Albany City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
2
Number of Students Managed 8,537 935
Albany City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 53% 87%
Albany City School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $237 MM $31 MM
Albany City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $227 MM $30 MM
Albany City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $27,566 $32,940
Albany City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $26,385 $31,547
Albany City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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