The Albany Academies

  • Enrollment: 825 students
  • More than 40% of students receive tuition assistance
  • Student/faculty ratio: 6 to 1
  • Nearly 80 percent of our faculty hold advanced degrees
  • Nearly 100% of our teachers hold degrees in the subjects they teach – compared with 25% nationally
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Languages offered: Chinese, French, Latin and Spanish
  • 16 Varsity Sports teams for boys; 14 Varsity Sports teams for girls
  • Lower, Middle and Upper School students participate in various aspects of the performing arts
  • Middle School students consistently receive top honors in regional science competitions
  • More than 30 clubs available to Upper School students
  • Upper School students are required to participate in an innovative Leadership Program
  • Advising program for students in Grades 5-12 recognized as being unique in the region
  • Students and faculty participate in two Community Service Days annually that help benefit more than 30 nonprofit organizations in the region
  • Seniors are required to participate in internship and experiential educational opportunities in fields in which they are interested
  • Nearly 100% of our graduates matriculate directly into four-year colleges and universities
  • 50-acre campus that includes a newly refurbished Dining & Events Center and Auditorium, state-of-the-art technology, ice rink and indoor swimming pool

The Albany Academies

The Albany Academy: 135 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208
518.429.2300  Fax: 518.427.7016 

Albany Academy for Girls: 140 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208
518.429.2300  Fax: 518.463.5096

Schellenberger Alumni/ae Center: 93 Academy Road - Albany, NY 12208
518.429.2414 Fax: 518.429.2380

Our Mission

Who We Are: The Albany Academies—The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls—develop capable and confident students through single-gender education in the Lower and Middle School, and through coordinate education in the Upper School.

What We Do: Employing individualized and positive education, The Albany Academies provide students with the knowledge, skills, and character needed for leadership and success in the creative, entrepreneurial century that lies ahead.