Albany City School District

Academy Park
Albany, NY 12207-1099
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Albany City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 8,049 students in Albany City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Albany City School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the New York public school average of 56%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 63% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
15 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
8,049 Students
2,526,520 Students
# Teachers
693 Teachers
215,025 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Albany City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 786 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 57% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
#720 out of 788 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Albany City   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
37%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Albany City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
40%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Albany City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
71%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Albany City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.72
0.72
# American Indian Students
18 Students
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
746 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
9%
10%
# Hispanic Students
1,653 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
29%
# Black Students
3,562 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
44%
16%
# White Students
1,492 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
19%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
563 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
66
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
573
173,952
# Students in 1st Grade:
541
175,866
# Students in 2nd Grade:
603
179,876
# Students in 3rd Grade:
570
179,592
# Students in 4th Grade:
590
182,761
# Students in 5th Grade:
633
184,189
# Students in 6th Grade:
555
186,528
# Students in 7th Grade:
634
191,088
# Students in 8th Grade:
634
194,752
# Students in 9th Grade:
702
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
630
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
584
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
598
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
136
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $34,838 is higher than the state median of $31,087. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $35,835 is higher than the state median of $31,956. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$280 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Albany City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$288 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Albany City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$34,838
$31,087
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Albany City   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$35,835
$31,956
This chart display average spending per public school student in Albany City   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Albany City School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Albany High School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
700 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 475-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,592 students
Rank: #22.
Montessori Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
45 Tremont St
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 475-6675
Grades: PK-5
| 327 students
Rank: #33.
New Scotland Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
385 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 475-6775
Grades: PK-5
| 465 students
Rank: #44.
William S Hackett Middle School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Delaware Ave
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 475-6475
Grades: 6-8
| 699 students
Rank: #55.
Eagle Point Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1044 Western Ave
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 475-6825
Grades: PK-5
| 254 students
Rank: #66.
Stephen And Harriet Myers Middle School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Elbel Ct
Albany, NY 12209
(518) 475-6425
Grades: 6-8
| 722 students
Rank: #77.
Albany School Of Humanities
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
108 Whitehall Rd
Albany, NY 12209
(518) 475-6575
Grades: PK-6
| 362 students
Rank: #88.
Thomas S O'brien Of Science & Technology
Magnet School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
94 Delaware Ave
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 475-6875
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
Rank: #99.
Philip J Schuyler Achievement Academy
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
676 Clinton Ave
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 475-6700
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #1010.
Pine Hills Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
41 N Allen St
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 475-6725
Grades: PK-5
| 341 students
Rank: #1111.
Sheridan Preparatory Academy
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Sheridan Ave
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 475-6850
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #1212.
Giffen Memorial Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
274 S Pearl St
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 475-6650
Grades: PK-5
| 415 students
Rank: #1313.
North Albany Middle School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
570 N Pearl St
Albany, NY 12204
(518) 475-6800
Grades: 6-8
| 415 students
Rank: #1414.
Arbor Hill Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Arbor Dr
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 475-6625
Grades: PK-5
| 273 students
Rank: #1515.
Delaware Community School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
43 Bertha St
Albany, NY 12209
(518) 475-6750
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Albany City School District?
Albany City School District manages 15 public schools serving 8,049 students.
What is the rank of Albany City School District?
Albany City School District is ranked #713 out of 786 school districts in New York (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New York school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Albany City School District?
44% of Albany City School District students are Black, 21% of students are Hispanic, 19% of students are White, 9% of students are Asian, and 7% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Albany City School District?
Albany City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Albany City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $35,835 is higher than the state median of $31,956. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 8,049 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : 71% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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