How good are the schools in Albany, NY?

Albany encompasses 46 public elementary, middle and high schools. Albany also has 74 private schools. Thirty-four 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: 6.6 /10

How we calculate this.


Albany has a higher score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
44,548
Total Teachers
3,967

Student-Teacher Ratio

11:1

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

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.