Top 10 Best Albany County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 76 public schools serving 41,004 students in Albany County, NY. Albany County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Albany County, NY are Bethlehem Central Senior High School, Shaker High School and Guilderland High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Albany County, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Albany County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Albany County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Bethlehem Central Senior High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
700 Delaware Ave
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 439-4921
Grades: 9-12
| 1,604 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Shaker High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(7)
445 Watervliet-shaker Rd
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 785-5511
Grades: 9-12
| 2,010 students
Rank: #33.
Guilderland High School
Math: 98% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
8 School Rd
Guilderland Center, NY 12085
(518) 861-8591
Grades: 9-12
| 1,566 students
Rank: #44.
Clayton A Bouton High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
432 New Salem Rd
Voorheesville, NY 12186
(518) 765-3314
Grades: 9-12
| 379 students
Rank: #55.
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
| 1,530 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
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
| 360 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Ravena-coeymans-selkirk Senior High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2025 Rt 9w
Ravena, NY 12143
(518) 756-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 557 students
Rank: #88.
Albany High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
700 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 475-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,624 students
Rank: #99.
Cohoes High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1 Tiger Way
Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 237-9100
Grades: 9-12
| 543 students
Rank: #1010.
Green Technical 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: 9-12
| 356 students
Rank: #1111.
Elsmere Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
247 Delaware Ave
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 439-4996
Grades: K-5
| 279 students
Rank: #1212.
Southgate School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
30 Southgate Rd
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 785-6607
Grades: K-6
| 410 students
Rank: #1313.
Hamagrael Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Mcguffey Ln
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 439-4905
Grades: K-5
| 317 students
Rank: #1414.
Voorheesville Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
129 Maple Ave
Voorheesville, NY 12186
(518) 765-2382
Grades: K-5
| 533 students
Rank: #1515.
Shaker Junior High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
475 Watervliet-shaker Rd
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 785-1341
Grades: 7-8
| 894 students
Rank: #1616.
Slingerlands Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25 Union Ave
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 439-7681
Grades: K-5
| 476 students
Rank: #1717.
Boght Hills School
Math: 77% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
38 Dunsbach Ferry Rd
Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 785-0222
Grades: K-6
| 541 students
Rank: #1818.
Glenmont Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
328 Rt 9w
Glenmont, NY 12077
(518) 463-1154
Grades: K-5
| 357 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
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
| 306 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Voorheesville Middle School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
432 New Salem Rd
Voorheesville, NY 12186
(518) 765-3314
Grades: 6-8
| 255 students
Rank: #2121.
Lynnwood Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8 Regina Dr
Schenectady, NY 12303
(518) 355-7930
Grades: K-5
| 406 students
Rank: #2222.
Pine Bush Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3437 Carman Rd
Schenectady, NY 12303
(518) 357-2770
Grades: K-5
| 411 students
Rank: #2323.
Eagle Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
27 Van Dyke Rd
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 694-8825
Grades: K-5
| 403 students
Rank: #2424.
Latham Ridge School
Math: 68% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6 Mercer Ave
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 785-3211
Grades: K-6
| 514 students
Rank: #2525.
Guilderland Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2225 Western Ave
Guilderland, NY 12084
(518) 869-0293
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #2626.
Bethlehem Central Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
332 Kenwood Ave
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 439-7460
Grades: 6-8
| 1,078 students
Rank: #2727.
Forts Ferry School
Math: 66% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
95 Forts Ferry Rd
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 785-9203
Grades: K-6
| 511 students
Rank: #2828.
Farnsworth Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6072 State Farm Rd
Guilderland, NY 12084
(518) 456-6010
Grades: 6-8
| 1,129 students
Rank: #2929.
Altamont Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
117 Grand St
Altamont, NY 12009
(518) 861-8528
Grades: K-5
| 294 students
Rank: #3030.
Westmere Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6270 Johnston Rd
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 456-3771
Grades: K-5
| 495 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
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
| 262 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
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
| 408 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Albertus W Becker School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1146 Rt 9w
Selkirk, NY 12158
(518) 756-5200
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
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
| 390 students
Rank: #3535.
Berne-knox-westerlo Junior-senior High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1738 Helderberg Trail
Berne, NY 12023
(518) 872-1482
Grades: 7-12
| 361 students
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Albany County 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
16 Camp Cass Drive
Rensselaerville, NY 12147
(518) 797-3781
Grades: 8-12
| 20 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
58 Verda Ln
Clarksville, NY 12041
(518) 768-2318
Grades: K-5
| 203 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
32 Cohoes Rd
Watervliet, NY 12189
(518) 273-1512
Grades: K-6
| 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
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
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
73 Congress St
Cohoes, NY 12047
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
593 River Rd
Glenmont, NY 12077
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
65 Tremont St
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 462-7268
Grades: PK-5
| 207 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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