How good are the schools in Albany, NY?

Albany encompasses 46 public elementary, middle and high schools. Albany also has 74 private schools. Nine high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Albany is also home to 11 colleges and/or universities, two of which earned places on U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 6.7 /10

How we calculate this.


Albany has a higher score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
48,800
Total Teachers
3,906

Student-Teacher Ratio

12:1

Based on 2015 National Center for Education Statistics data

All High Schools in Albany

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.