Cohoes High School

1 Tiger Way
Cohoes, NY 12047
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 538 students in grades 9-12, Cohoes High School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 538 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 85-89% (Top 10%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cohoes High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Cohoes High School's student population of 538 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
538 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Cohoes High School ranks within the top 5% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cohoes High School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#194 out of 4377 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Cohoes High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cohoes High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cohoes 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 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Cohoes High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Cohoes High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Cohoes High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Cohoes High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
11%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Cohoes High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
73%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Cohoes High School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Cohoes High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cohoes High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.45
This chart displays the diversity score of Cohoes High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-84%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Cohoes High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cohoes High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cohoes High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cohoes High School's ranking?
Cohoes High School is ranked #194 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Cohoes High School often compared to?
Cohoes High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Albany High School, Abram Lansing School, Harmony Hill School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 90-94% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Cohoes High School?
The graduation rate of Cohoes High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Cohoes High School?
538 students attend Cohoes High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Cohoes High School students are White, 11% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cohoes High School?
Cohoes High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Cohoes High School offer ?
Cohoes High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Cohoes High School part of?
Cohoes High School is part of Cohoes City School District.

School Reviews

2   1/19/2016
This school has a fight every other day and the amount of teachers that either mistreat the students or have blatant dislike for the students is very high
- Posted by Student/Alumni - baile
2   7/22/2013
Could you tell me the requirements if my childs address is cohoes but the school district is north colonie how would that affect the child with going to cohoes high school? Would there be a tuition cost and how much? this would be a 10th grade student. thank you
- Posted by Parent - mebur

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 538 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 85-89% (Top 10%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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