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2023 Best Public High Schools in the Albany Area

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Shaker High School

    North Colonie Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    175 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Shaker High School is one of the best experiences I've had. From the staff to the choices of classes, I always had something to do. The teachers are truly helpful and are always willing to talk to you if you needed help. Some teachers even became friends in the sense that you could talk to them about anything and they'll be...As for the classes, there are different subjects you can select like computer based classes, the art programs, the music department, and much much more. I am very thankful to have attended Shaker High School, Go Bison!.

    Read 175 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,011,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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

    Bethlehem Central Senior High School

    Bethlehem Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Overall, I'm very happy with my time spent at BCHS. I had three years of high scoring academics, participation in multiple clubs (SPAS, GSA) and a lot of involvement in the theatre program, which is....

    Read 209 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,444,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Shenendehowa High School

    Shenendehowa Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    276 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Shenendehowa High School has a great school environment! Faculty is generally good and extremely helpful. Teachers at Shenendehowa are always looking for ways to help students learn and succeed....

    Read 276 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 3,137,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Saratoga Springs High School

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    Saratoga Springs City School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I am very appreciative of the years I have spent at Saratoga Springs High School. I have been fortunate to have been a dual Varsity athlete in a competitive district while maintaining High Honor Roll...The academic offerings at Saratoga, coupled with sports and clubs make for an environment where every student has the opportunity for participation in an activity if they choose. The potential for....

    Read 280 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,987,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  5. #7 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Senior High School

    Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I would honestly say that I had a pretty good high school experience at Burnt Hills. I was able to get an education where my teachers cared about me as well as what I learned. During the years of....

    Read 132 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 987,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Columbia High School

    East Greenbush Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    187 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Hi, my name is Amanda Craven. I am a senior in high school with a 504 for extra testing time. The experience I've had with Columbia has given me valuable opportunities to learn from. Columbia high....

    Read 187 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,310,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  7. #11 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Ballston Spa Senior High School

    Ballston Spa Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My high school experience has been honestly one of the best experiences in my entire life. I've learned so much from the amazing teachers and staff that put their best interest forward. The community...The unique teaching styles of each teacher is what helped me learn any subject, with hands-on learning activity or virtual seminars with the covid-world we're living in. They've taken online learning....

    Read 268 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,284,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  8. #17 Best Public High Schools in Albany Area.

    Scotia-Glenville Senior High School

    Scotia-Glenville Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says This High School is very dedicated to making sure all students have a pleasant experience throughout the whole 4 years. Majority of the teachers no matter what subject are very understanding and....

    Read 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 800,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  9. Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Senior High School

    Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    33 Niche users give it an average review of 3.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experiences at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Senior High School isn't so fascinating to hear. It's just like every other school out there. You come in students who want to go back home, teachers....

    Read 33 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 537,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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