Capital Region Schools Report Card

School and neighborhood review website Niche.com has come up with a list of the top public high school in the Capital Region.

The 2021 rankings are based on analysis of key statistics and reviews from local students and parents. Data analysts looked at academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education also to come up with the list. Factored into the rankings were state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates and SAT/ACT scores.

Top 10 Public Schools in the Capital Region (2021)

  1. Bethlehem Central District
    Overall Niche Grade: A+
    Total Schools: 7 

    Students: 4,368
    Statewide Ranking: 30/672

    National ranking: 158/10,722
    Average graduation rate: 95%
     

  2. North Colonie Central School District
    Overall Niche Grade: A+

    Total Schools: 8 
    Students: 5,901
    Statewide Ranking: 37/672
    National ranking: 196/10,722
    Average graduation rate: 95%
     

  3. Niskayuna Central School District
    Overall Niche Grade: A+
    Total Schools: 8
    Students: 4,314
    Statewide Ranking: 37/672
    National ranking: 196/10,722
    Average graduation rate: 95%
     

  4. Burnt Hills/Ballston Lake Central School District
    Overall Niche Grade: A+
    Total Schools: 5
    Students: 3,112
    Statewide Ranking: 63/672
    National Ranking: 381/10,722
    Average graduation rate: 95%
     

  5. East Greenbush Central School District
    Overall Niche Grade: A
    Total Schools: 7
    Students: 4,135
    Statewide Ranking: 73/672
    National Ranking: 431/10,722
    Average graduation rate: 95%

     

  6. Voorheesville Central School District
    Overall Niche Grade: A
    Total Schools: 3
    Students: 1,195
    Statewide Ranking: 81/672
    National Ranking: 482/10,722
    Average graduation rate: 95%

     

  7. Shenendehowa Central School District
    Overall Niche Grade: A
    Total Schools: 12
    Students: 9,582
    Statewide Ranking: 89/672
    National Ranking: 522/10,722

    Average graduation rate: 92%
     

  8. Saratoga Springs City School District
    Overall Niche Grade : A
    Total Schools: 8
    Students: 6,338

    Statewide Ranking: 108/672
    National Ranking: 690/10,722
    Average graduation rate: 91%

     

  9. Guilderland Central School District
    Overall Niche Grade: A
     
    Total Schools: 7
    Students: 4,909

    Statewide Ranking: 116/672
    National Ranking: 792/10,722
    Average graduation rate: 94%

     

  10. Averill Park Central School District
    Overall Niche Grade: A-
    Total Schools: 5
    Students: 2,704

    Statewide Ranking: 153/672
    Average graduation rate: 93%

 



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