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2022 Best Schools for Athletes in the Albany Area

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  1. #145 Best High Schools for Athletes in America.

    Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Senior High School

    Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    131 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 131 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 22,

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  2. #172 Best High Schools for Athletes in America.

    Shenendehowa High School

    Shenendehowa Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    273 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 273 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 27,

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  3. Christian Brothers Academy

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    Private School,

    ALBANY, NY,

    5-12,

    33 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says When I first started at cba, I was nervous that because of the uniforms, and an all boy, military, and religious environment I would miss out on key “high school highlights” that would happen....

    Read 33 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Number of Sports: 14,

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  4. Stillwater Middle/High School

    Stillwater Central School District, NY,

    6-12,

    40 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers at Stillwater are willing and able to provide guidance to each student and are there to help. Everyone is kind, and the majority of the students are accepting of each other. There is a....

    Read 40 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Total Number of Sports: 20,

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  5. Troy High School

    Troy City School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says My experience has been pretty wonderful at Troy High. I am an honors student that always appreciates the high expectations that my teachers give me. I have not had any problems with making....

    Read 161 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Number of Sports: 37,

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  6. Shaker High School

    North Colonie Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    168 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 168 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 27,

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  7. Guilderland High School

    Guilderland Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says GHS has been a place I have been happy to learn and thrive at for the past four years. All my teachers, from those teaching Regents-level classes to AP courses, have been invested in getting their....

    Read 256 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 31,

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  8. Saratoga Springs High School

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    Saratoga Springs City School District, NY,

    9-12,

    278 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 278 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 33,

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  9. Academy of the Holy Names

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    Private School,

    ALBANY, NY,

    6-12,

    49 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am a senior at Holy Names, and I have loved my experience from Middle School through high school. My classes are interesting, challenging, and fun, and my teachers are awesome in every way. When....

    Read 49 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 11,

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  10. Bethlehem Central Senior High School

    Bethlehem Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    207 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 207 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 31,

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  11. Averill Park High School

    Averill Park Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Averill Park w great, however the music and art departments deserve more funding! I had many great experiences with the friends I made and the faculty that taught me. The students involved in the....

    Read 151 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Number of Sports: 25,

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  12. Niskayuna High School

    Niskayuna Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    240 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been within the Niskayuna Central School District since kindergarten, so there is a lot to say. My experience at Niskayuna has been good. There are always things that I wish were different,....

    Read 240 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 36,

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  13. Green Tech High Charter School

    Public School,

    ALBANY, NY,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son is a new freshman and he loves it! Very welcoming even in a pandemic. He is into sports and the school is very informative to make sure he is able to play. The teachers are great an hold him....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Total Number of Sports: 4,

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  14. Maple Hill High School

    Schodack Central School District, NY,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says A very good educational experience with plenty of support from teachers and the community. A small school with plenty of opportunities whether sports is your passion, arts, science etc. The teachers....

    Read 40 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

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  15. Mekeel Christian Academy

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    Private School,

    SCOTIA, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Mekeel Christian Academy has been not only a school, but also a FAMILY to us! Our experience with the school has been beyond what we could have expected, both socially and academically. I have met....

    Read 62 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Total Number of Sports: 11,

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  16. Columbia High School

    East Greenbush Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    185 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 185 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 22,

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  17. Colonie Central High School

    South Colonie Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Colonie's strongest trait is certainly it's teachers and the connection between them and students; most staff are extremely eager to help students and equally happy to watch them succeed.....

    Read 263 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Number of Sports: 26,

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  18. Mohonasen Senior High School

    Rotterdam-Mohonasen Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Mohonasen has so much to offer in every department! The Music Program is one of the decorated in the district and has so many classes and clubs you can join. I personally have been apart of the music....

    Read 116 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Total Number of Sports: 23,

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  19. Emma Willard School

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    Private School,

    TROY, NY,

    9-12,

    77 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Without a doubt, the community and academics at Emma Willard are incredible. From day one everyone has been warm and welcoming, and everyone here really cares about one another. The teachers are...I do think the school has a lot of room to improve in it's mental health/counseling services, but the school is attempting, I think, to be responsive to it's students, it's just taking a long time.....

    Read 77 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 13,

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  20. Mechanicville Junior/Senior High School

    Mechanicville City School District, NY,

    6-12,

    31 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Mechanicville is a small community that I have enjoyed being a part of. I have made great friends and have received a good education from some wonderful teachers. Currently, we are going through a....

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Total Number of Sports: 19,

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  21. The Albany Academies

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ALBANY, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Works Here says It is a great to work at this school! Caring administrators, teachers, coaches and staff is the number 1 reason I would choose this school for my kids. It is a rigorous curiculum with all of the....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Number of Sports: 17,

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  22. Clayton A. Bouton High School

    Voorheesville Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall Clayton A. Bouton High School is amazing. It is located in a small village outside of Albany, NY. Being a small school district means lots of things. Such as students having great bonds with....

    Read 49 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Number of Sports: 17,

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  23. Hoosic Valley Junior Senior High School

    Hoosic Valley Central School District, NY,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I love this school. The teachers are amazing. They all work very hard and they love the kids they work with. They are the best teachers I have ever met and I'm so glad I was able to attend Hoosic....

    Read 32 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Total Number of Sports: 14,

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  24. Tamarac Middle School High School

    Brunswick Central School District, NY,

    6-12,

    52 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Tamarac is a great school for everyone, regardless of race, religion, color, and sexual orientation. The student body is extremely diverse and there are an abundance of extra-curricular activities....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Total Number of Sports: 17,

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  25. Johnstown Senior High School

    Johnstown City School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Very safe and loving school! Some wonderful teachers and dedicated students. Some issues with funding and range of extracurriculars, but a strong sports culture is present. Sometimes can be negative....

    Read 98 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Total Number of Sports: 27,

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