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 higher than the NY average of 14:1.
  • 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 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 158 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,410 students
Albany High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Albany High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers158 teachers
Albany High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeAlbany High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
Albany High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Albany High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsAlbany High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY 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.
0.640.70
Albany High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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 (1994-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

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 increased from 33% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $27,201 is higher than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $27,073 is higher than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameAlbany City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
2
Number of Students Managed8,537935
Albany City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate53%87%
Albany City School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$222 MM$29 MM
Albany City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$221 MM$30 MM
Albany City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$27,201$23,859
Albany City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$27,073$24,841
Albany City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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