About the City School District of
mission of the City School District of Albany is to educate and prepare
all students for college and career, citizenship and life, in
partnership with our diverse community.
Led by Superintendent Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard, Ph.D., the City School
District of Albany and its faculty and staff strive to provide an
academically challenging, safe and welcoming experience for all
The district serves more than 9,000
students in 17
schools: 11 elementary schools, three middle schools, one
prekindergarten-grade 8 school, an alternative education school and a comprehensive high school
with a career and technical center. You
can find a complete directory in the
Our Schools section.
Albany High School features four themed
academies, the prestigious International Baccalaureate program and the
largest selection of Advanced Placement courses in the Capital Region.
At the elementary level, the
district offers full-day prekindergarten at every school and at
several community locations, and outstanding school-choice options that
elementary schools, the
Dual-Language Program and
enrollment options across the district.
For more information about enrollment, class size,
academic programs, magnet schools, food-service programs, athletics,
music and the arts, volunteer opportunities and much more, refer to the
Albany A-Z section of our site.
For a directory of phone numbers for district staff, including the office of
Superintendent Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard, Ph.D., please visit our
Contact Us section.