"The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls are independent college-preparatory day schools, founded in 1813 and 1814, respectively.
For 200 years, Albany and the surrounding area had been the political, business and social center of the upper Hudson and Mohawk valleys.
In 1979, The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls began a Coordinate Program, in which Upper School students (11th and 12th graders) could cross-enroll in classes at both institutions, bringing together the advantages of co-ed and single-gender education.
The Lower and Middle Schools, and Grades 9 and 10, remain single-gender, based on strong gender research that supports this approach to education.
In 2005, the schools signed an affiliation agreement which formalized years of cooperative educational efforts on behalf of the two schools.
Today, The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls are truly a community.
United across grade levels, across cultures and across campuses.".

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 361 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Albany Academies ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
Year Founded
1813

Student Body

Total Students
361 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The Albany Academies Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
20 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principals, English Literature and Composition, European History, French Language and Culture, Latin, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, Studio Art, U.S. Government and Politics, U.S. History
Average SAT score
1158
Average ACT score
26
Average Percentile SSAT
68%
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition at The Albany Academies is as follows: Preschool-Kindergarten: $15,000 Grades 1-4: $17,000 Grades 5-8: $20,000 Grades 9:12: $23,000
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions Director
Nicholas Forcier
Admissions Associate
Shellie Carr

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School Notes

  • "The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls are independent college-preparatory day schools, founded in 1813 and 1814, respectively. For 200 years, Albany and the surrounding area had been the political, business and social center of the upper Hudson and Mohawk valleys. In 1979, The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls began a Coordinate Program, in which Upper School students (11th and 12th graders) could cross-enroll in classes at both institutions, bringing together the advantages of co-ed and single-gender education. The Lower and Middle Schools, and Grades 9 and 10, remain single-gender, based on strong gender research that supports this approach to education. In 2005, the schools signed an affiliation agreement which formalized years of cooperative educational efforts on behalf of the two schools. Today, The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls are truly a community. United across grade levels, across cultures and across campuses."
Source: Verified school update

School Calendar

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Event
Date
School Closed - Yom Kippur
October 05, 2022 (Wednesday)
School Closed - Columbus Day/Indigenous People Day
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
School Closed - Veterans Day
November 11, 2022 (Friday)
School Closed - Thanksgiving Break
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
School Closed - MLK Day
January 16, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 361 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Albany, NY is $7,267 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Albany, NY is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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