Albany Academies

135 Academy Rd,
Albany, NY, 12208-0122
Tel: (518)429-2300
The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls share a nearly 200-year-old tradition of single-gender, independent education.
Both schools retain their own identities, traditions, programs and administrations while sharing a set of values and sense of purpose.
A spirit of collaboration flourishes at the Academies.
The Albany Academy strives to create an environment rich in possibilities that encourages and inspires each student to attain the level of mastery of which he is capable, and to develop those personal qualities and talents that make him a unique individual, a leader and a contributing member of society.
Albany Academy for Girls seeks to engage each student in academics, the arts and athletics through a rigorous program that challenges students to become creative and independent thinkers and fosters responsible citizenship and lifelong learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
Other special emphasis association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 683 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Albany Academies Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Albany Academy For Girls (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Albany Academy For Girls (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Albany Academy For Girls (0 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Albany Albany Academy For Girls
    All-girls  (Nonsectarians)
    140 Academy Road
    Albany , NY , 12208
    (518)463-2201
    All-girls  (Nonsectarians)
    0  mi  |  335  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Albany
    Neil Hellman School/parsons Child & Family Ctr
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    60 Academy Rd
    Albany , NY , 12208
    (518)426-2763
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.2  mi  |  138  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • Albany
    St. Matthew Lutheran School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    75 Whitehall Rd
    Albany , NY , 12209
    (518)463-6495
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.4  mi  |  88  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Albany
    Maimonides Hebrew Day School
    (Jewish)
    404 Partridge St
    Albany , NY , 12208
    (518)453-9363
    (Jewish)
    0.7  mi  |  113  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Albany
    Bishop Maginn High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    99 Slingerland Street
    Albany , NY , 12202
    (518)463-2247
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  168  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Rankings or Comparisons?
Rankings or Comparisons?
Choosing the right private school for your child involves comparing schools as opposed to ranking them.
7 Ways Kids Can Avoid Summer Brain Drain
The summer "Brain Drain," also known as the "Summer Slide" is a term commonly used by educators and parents alike to describe the learning loss that takes place for many students during summer months. We polled the experts and found the 7 best ways parents and kids can combat the problem head on.
Marketing the Small Private School: Communicating with Your Community
The foundation of any successful small private school marketing program is having clear, consistent and authoritative in-house communications. We take a look at what is involved in this second article on marketing the small private school.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently grade:
Seeking entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!