Top 10 Best Schenectady County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 39 public schools serving 22,208 students in Schenectady County, NY. Schenectady County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Schenectady County, NY are Niskayuna High School, Schalmont High School and Scotia-glenville Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Schenectady County, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Schenectady County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Schenectady County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Niskayuna High School Math: 98% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1626 Balltown Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12309
    (518) 382-2511

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,407 student
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Schalmont High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1 Sabre Dr
    Schenectady, NY 12306
    (518) 355-6110

    Grades: 9-12 | 634 students
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Scotia-glenville Senior High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1 Tartan Way
    Schenectady, NY 12302
    (518) 382-1231

    Grades: 9-12 | 792 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Mohonasen Senior High School Math: 93% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2072 Curry Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12303
    (518) 356-8300

    Grades: 9-12 | 893 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Schenectady High School Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1445 The Plaza
    Schenectady, NY 12308
    (518) 881-2044

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,646 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Rosendale School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2445 Rosendale Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12309
    (518) 377-3123

    Grades: K-5 | 371 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Hillside School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1100 Cornelius Ave
    Schenectady, NY 12309
    (518) 377-1856

    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Birchwood Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    897 Birchwood Ln
    Schenectady, NY 12309
    (518) 344-2910

    Grades: K-5 | 328 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Iroquois Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2495 Rosendale Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12309
    (518) 377-2233

    Grades: 6-8 | 544 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Van Antwerp Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2253 Story Ave
    Schenectady, NY 12309
    (518) 370-1243

    Grades: 6-8 | 420 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Richard H O'rourke Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    173 Lakehill Rd
    Burnt Hills, NY 12027
    (518) 399-9141

    Grades: 6-8 | 700 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Pashley Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    30 Pashley Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12302
    (518) 399-9141

    Grades: K-5 | 440 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Duanesburg High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    163 School Dr
    Delanson, NY 12053
    (518) 895-3000

    Grades: 7-12 | 339 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Duanesburg Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    165 Chadwick Rd
    Delanson, NY 12053
    (518) 895-2580

    Grades: K-6 | 352 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Glendaal School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    774 Sacandaga Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12302
    (518) 382-1202

    Grades: K-5 | 218 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    100 Princetown Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12306
    (518) 355-1342

    Grades: K-4 | 631 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Craig Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2566 Balltown Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12309
    (518) 377-0156

    Grades: K-5 | 413 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Scotia-glenville Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    10 Prestige Pkwy
    Schenectady, NY 12302
    (518) 382-1263

    Grades: 6-8 | 619 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Sacandaga School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 Wren St
    Schenectady, NY 12302
    (518) 382-1282

    Grades: K-5 | 335 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Lincoln School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    40 Albion St
    Schenectady, NY 12302
    (518) 382-1296

    Grades: K-5 | 254 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Jessie T Zoller Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1880 Lancaster St
    Schenectady, NY 12308
    (518) 370-8290

    Grades: PK-5 | 441 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Woodlawn Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3311 Wells Ave
    Schenectady, NY 12304
    (518) 370-8280

    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Pinewood Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    901 Kings Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12303
    (518) 356-8430

    Grades: 3-5 | 635 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Glen-worden Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    30 Worden Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12302
    (518) 346-0469

    Grades: K-5 | 232 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Schalmont Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2 Sabre Dr
    Schenectady, NY 12306
    (518) 355-6110

    Grades: 5-8 | 567 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Draper Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2070 Curry Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12303
    (518) 356-8350

    Grades: 6-8 | 612 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Howe Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    90 Elmer Ave
    Schenectady, NY 12308
    (518) 370-8295

    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Van Corlaer Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2310 Guilderland Ave
    Schenectady, NY 12306
    (518) 370-8270

    Grades: PK-5 | 389 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    William C Keane Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1252 Albany Ave
    Schenectady, NY 12304
    (518) 881-3960

    Grades: PK-5 | 352 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Central Park Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    421 Elm St
    Schenectady, NY 12304
    (518) 370-8250

    Grades: 6-8 | 705 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Paige Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    104 Elliott Ave
    Schenectady, NY 12304
    (518) 370-8300

    Grades: PK-5 | 514 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Hamilton Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1091 Webster St
    Schenectady, NY 12303
    (518) 881-3720

    Grades: PK-5 | 460 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Oneida Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1629 Oneida St
    Schenectady, NY 12308
    (518) 881-3980

    Grades: 6-8 | 694 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Pleasant Valley Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1097 Forest Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12303
    (518) 881-3640

    Grades: PK-5 | 434 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2 Robinson St
    Schenectady, NY 12304
    (518) 370-8355

    Grades: PK-5 | 345 students
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