The Presidential Cabinet
Student members of the Presidential Cabinet include the President, the Vice President, the Treasurer, the Secretary, and the Director of Events. Working with the school’s administration, the Presidential Cabinet oversees the three branches of student leadership: Student Council, House System and Cadet Corps, in addition to leading students in matters of student life. The secondary function of the Cabinet is to facilitate House Competitions, which is done with the assistance of the House Prefects and the Dean of Students. Members of the Cabinet are elected by the student body in Forms II-VI. The election takes place in May of each school year.
Student Council
The Student Council is a body of four students, voted into positions through Form-specific elections. One Form Level President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary is elected from Forms III, IV & V for a total of four representatives per Form. These representatives are charged with overseeing their respective classes during bi-weekly class meetings and representing their class ideas to the grade level dean and Dean of Students. The primary function of the Student Council is to address matters of student life, including but not limited to, the Buttery, school policies and procedures in the Student Handbook, fundraising, social functions and graduation.

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.