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2023 Best Schools in the Albany Area

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

    Emma Willard School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    TROY, NY,

    9-12,

    80 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 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 362,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #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,

  3. #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,

  4. #3 Best Private High Schools in Albany Area.

    The Doane Stuart School

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    Private School,

    RENSSELAER, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Doane Stuart is truly a unique place - one-of-a-kind in our area and beyond. It is the only pre-k-12 co-ed college preparatory school and it has been an absolute joy that my three children of....

    Read 41 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 200,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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