The Albany Academies

Tel: (518)429-2300
  • "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.".

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1813

Student Body

Total Students335 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 28%
Students by GradeThe Albany Academies Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

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."
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