Top 10 Best Albany Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 38 public schools serving 18,618 students in Albany, NY. Albany has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Albany, NY are Colonie Central High School, Albany Leadership Charter High School For Girls and Albany High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Albany, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Albany have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Albany, NY Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Colonie Central High School
Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1 Raider Blvd
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 459-1220
Grades: 9-12
| 1,531 students
Rank: #22.
Albany Leadership Charter High School For Girls
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19 Hackett Blvd
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 694-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 285 students
Rank: #33.
Albany High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
700 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 475-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,607 students
Rank: #44.
Green Tech High Charter School
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
99 Slingerland St
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 694-3400
Grades: 6-12
| 396 students
Rank: #55.
Southgate School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
30 Southgate Rd
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 785-6607
Grades: K-6
| 522 students
Rank: #66.
Loudonville School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
349 Osborne Rd
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 434-1960
Grades: K-6
| 311 students
Rank: #77.
Westmere Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6270 Johnston Rd
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 456-3771
Grades: K-5
| 506 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Menands School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
19 Wards Ln
Albany, NY 12204
(518) 465-4561
Grades: K-8
| 307 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Roessleville School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 California Ave
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 459-2157
Grades: PK-4
| 335 students
Rank: #1010.
Saddlewood Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Loralee Dr
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 456-2608
Grades: PK-4
| 401 students
Rank: #1111.
Lisha Kill Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
68 Waterman Ave
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 456-2306
Grades: 5-8
| 612 students
Rank: #1212.
Montessori Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Tremont St
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 475-6675
Grades: PK-5
| 309 students
Rank: #1313.
Sand Creek Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
329 Sand Creek Rd
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 459-1333
Grades: 5-8
| 829 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Shaker Road Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
512 Albany Shaker Rd
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 458-1440
Grades: K-4
| 329 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Veeder Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Veeder Dr
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 869-4661
Grades: K-4
| 411 students
Rank: #1616.
Forest Park Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Forest Dr
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 869-3006
Grades: K-4
| 306 students
Rank: #1717.
New Scotland Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
385 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 475-6775
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #1818.
Pine Hills Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
41 N Allen St
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 475-6725
Grades: PK-5
| 358 students
Rank: #1919.
Eagle Point Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1044 Western Ave
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 475-6825
Grades: PK-6
| 266 students
Rank: #2020.
Albany School Of Humanities
Magnet School
Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
108 Whitehall Rd
Albany, NY 12209
(518) 475-6575
Grades: PK-6
| 446 students
Rank: #2121.
William S Hackett Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Delaware Ave
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 475-6475
Grades: 6-8
| 646 students
Rank: #2222.
Thomas S O'brien Academy Of Science & Technology
Magnet School
Math: 27% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
94 Delaware Ave
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 475-6875
Grades: PK-6
| 373 students
Rank: #2323.
Arbor Hill Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Arbor Dr
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 475-6625
Grades: PK-5
| 282 students
Rank: #2424.
Delaware Community School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
43 Bertha St
Albany, NY 12209
(518) 475-6750
Grades: PK-5
| 385 students
Rank: #2525.
Stephen And Harriet Myers Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
100 Elbel Ct
Albany, NY 12209
(518) 475-6425
Grades: 6-8
| 627 students
Rank: #2626.
Edmund J O'neal Middle School Of Excellence
Math: 15% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
50 N Lark Ave
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 475-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 261 students
Rank: #2727.
Philip J Schuyler Achievement Academy
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
676 Clinton Ave
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 475-6700
Grades: PK-5
| 272 students
Rank: #2828.
Giffen Memorial Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
274 S Pearl St
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 475-6650
Grades: PK-6
| 493 students
Rank: #2929.
Sheridan Preparatory Academy
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Sheridan Ave
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 475-6850
Grades: PK-5
| 292 students
Rank: n/an/a
Albany Community Charter School
Charter School
65 Krank St
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 433-1500
Grades: K-8
| 669 students
Rank: n/an/a
Albany-schoharie-schenectady-saratoga Boces
Special Education School
900 Watervliet-shaker Rd-ste 1
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 862-4901
Grades: K-12
| 370 students
Rank: n/an/a
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys
Charter School
116 N Lake Ave
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 694-8200
Grades: K-5
| 258 students
Rank: n/an/a
Brighter Choice Charter School For Girls
Charter School
250 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 694-4100
Grades: K-5
| 281 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cap Dist Juvenile Secure Detention
Alternative School
838 Albany Shaker Rd
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 456-9399
Grades: 12
| 1 students
Rank: n/an/a
Henry Johnson Charter School
Charter School
30 Watervliet Ave
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 432-4300
Grades: K-4
| 375 students
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Albany, New York Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
75 Park Ave
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 533-1601
Grades: 5-8
| 224 students
840 Albany-shaker Rd
Albany, NY 12211
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
75 Park Ave
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 694-5005
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
395 Elk St
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 703-6100
Grades: 5-8
| 213 students
395 Elk St
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 694-5550
Grades: 5-8
| 220 students
Camary Corp (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
10 Colvin Ave
Albany, NY 12206
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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Albany, NY 12201
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
75 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 447-9611
Grades: Inquire with school
| 6 students
100 Slingerland St
Albany, NY 12202
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
98 Slingerlands St
Albany, NY 12202
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Equinox, Inc (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
95 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
271 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
50 North Lark St
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 463-3912
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
44 Holland Ave
Albany, NY 12229
(518) 473-6328
Grades: K-12
| 368 students
570 N Pearl St
Albany, NY 12204
(518) 475-6800
Grades: PK-5
| 246 students
89 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12234
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rm 1372 Corning Tower
Albany, NY 12237
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
44 Holland Ave
Albany, NY 12229
(866) 946-9733
Grades: Inquire with school
| 3 students
555 So State St
Albany, NY 12211
(315) 435-3044
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
315 Northern Blvd
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 462-7154
Grades: 6-8
| 341 students
141 Western Ave
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 462-7186
Grades: PK-6
| 870 students
65 Tremont St
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 462-7268
Grades: PK-5
| 207 students
246 Tricentennial Dr
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 862-4960
Grades: 9-12
| 101 students
Warren House (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
45 View Ave
Albany, NY 12209
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
395 Elk St
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 475-6600
Grades: 7-8
| 178 students
Youth Shelter (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
35 S Ferry St
Albany, NY 12202
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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