The Albany Academies

135-140 Academy Road
Albany, NY 12208
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. National Association of Laboratory Schools
Institute for Independent Education
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1813

Student Body

Total Students 335 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade The Albany Academies Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Baseball, 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."

Profile last updated: 01/19/2016

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