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2024 Best High Schools in the Albany Area

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  1. #2 Best Private High Schools in Albany Area.

    The Albany Academies

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    Private School,

    ALBANY, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    79 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I had an overall good experience at this school. I went here because they were offering school after the covid pandemic and I wanted in-person education. They delivered, while keeping everyone safe....

    Read 79 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 701,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Private High Schools in Albany Area.

    The Doane Stuart School

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    Private School,

    RENSSELAER, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    48 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We have three graduates of The Doane Stuart School and one remaining student who is a junior this year (2023). The proof in the success of a Doane Stuart education is when your college student calls....

    Read 48 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 200,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  3. #2 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Bethlehem Central Senior High School

    BETHLEHEM CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, NY,

    9-12,

    215 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Overall, my experience at Bethlehem Central Senior Highschool was positive. The opportunities and resources available were impressive and important to take advantage of. They offer an expansive list....

    Read 215 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,421,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Saratoga Springs High School

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    SARATOGA SPRINGS CITY SD, NY,

    9-12,

    285 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Saratoga High school has been a pretty good experience for me. The teachers and staff are all very nice and keep the school up and running. I was very lucky to attend Saratoga because it is one of....

    Read 285 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,919,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  5. #9 Best Private High Schools in Albany Area.

    Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons School

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    Private School,

    SCHENECTADY, NY,

    6-12,

    62 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I've attended NDBG for the last 3 and a half years. It's a good solid private school in the City of Schenectady, New York. My parents chose this school because, we live in the City of Albany and... I like the small class sizes of the NDBG and the close interaction we have with the faculty and administration. I believe my school is providing me with a solid foundation as I transition to...On the minus side, I think NDBG is in need of renovations to its physical plant, (roof, bathrooms, heating system and insulation). The school building is over 50 years old, and it needs an upgrade....

    Read 62 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 230,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  6. #11 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Schalmont High School

    SCHALMONT CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, NY,

    9-12,

    59 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I had transferred over to Schalmont during my 8th grade year, 2019. The staff were incredibly welcoming considering I transferred from an out-of-state school. When I became a freshman, my experience....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 588,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Troy High School

    TROY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, NY,

    9-12,

    169 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I believe the time I have spent at Troy High School have honestly been an experience, and not an entirely bad one. Everyone has always been very accepting since the beginning. Even with COVID-19, the....

    Read 169 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,102,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. #13 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Colonie Central High School

    Blue checkmark.

    SOUTH COLONIE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, NY,

    9-12,

    277 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The worst part of my experience at Colonie Central High School is that the bathrooms are never unlocked during the passing periods, and when you ask a teacher if you could go to the bathroom they....

    Read 277 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,558,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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