Albany City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 8,267 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 32% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Albany City School District are Albany High School, Montessori Magnet School and New Scotland Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Albany City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Albany City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
17 Schools
4,807 Schools
# Students
8,267 Students
2,575,590 Students
# Teachers
643 Teachers
213,626 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Albany City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 780 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 67% has increased from 54% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
Overall District Rank
#756 out of 785 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Albany City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
54%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
52%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
67%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Albany City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.71
0.72
# American Indian Students
23 Students
18,746 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
727 Students
253,511 Students
% Asian Students
9%
10%
# Hispanic Students
1,621 Students
731,456 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
28%
# Black Students
3,741 Students
423,338 Students
% Black Students
45%
17%
# White Students
1,584 Students
1,065,458 Students
% White Students
19%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
6,387 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
556 Students
76,694 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
35
46,190
# Students in K Grade:
526
171,965
# Students in 1st Grade:
610
184,548
# Students in 2nd Grade:
587
184,213
# Students in 3rd Grade:
611
186,492
# Students in 4th Grade:
627
187,386
# Students in 5th Grade:
659
190,311
# Students in 6th Grade:
632
193,844
# Students in 7th Grade:
653
196,637
# Students in 8th Grade:
663
199,503
# Students in 9th Grade:
667
207,402
# Students in 10th Grade:
650
204,814
# Students in 11th Grade:
611
192,105
# Students in 12th Grade:
597
191,684
# Ungraded Students:
139
38,496

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $32,464 in this school district is less than the state median of $39,038. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $32,811 is less than the state median of $39,435. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$268 MM
$34 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$271 MM
$34 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$32,464
$39,038
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Albany City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$32,811
$39,435
This chart display average spending per public school student in Albany City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Albany City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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
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
570 N Pearl St
Albany, NY 12204
(518) 475-6800
Grades: 6-7
| 199 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Albany City School District
  • ACADEMY PARK, ALBANY, NY, 12207-1099
  • (518) 475-6010
  • albanyschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 8,267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 67% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71

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