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Eagle Point Elementary School

Eagle Point Elementary School

Prekindergarten-Grade 6

Click here to read the December issue of Eagle Point's newsletter


1044 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12203 (click here for directions)

Phone: (518) 475-6825

Fax: (518) 475-6827


Gabriele Barbato, Principal

E-mail: gbarbato@albany.k12.ny.us


Website: https://eaglepointes.weebly.com


New principal an Eagle Point alum

Gabriele Barbato, Eagle Point Elementary School’s new principal, is returning to his roots.


Barbato grew up on Beacon Avenue and attended P.S. 27, now Eagle Point Elementary School. The Board of Education approved his appointment as Eagle Point’s principal July 13.


“It’s great to come back home, to come back to the place where it all started for me,” he said.


Barbato spent the last 16 years working in the Schenectady City School District, six as an administrator. He was assistant principal at Schenectady High School for five years and was the instructional supervisor for Howe Elementary School for the past year. He also taught fourth grade and sixth grade, and also was a technology specialist for the Schenectady district. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from The College of Saint Rose. He also earned his administrative certification at Saint Rose.


Please join the City School District of Albany in welcoming Barbato home!


About Eagle Point Elementary School

The former Public School 27 was remodeled in 2005 as part of the City School District of Albany's sweeping plan to renovate or rebuild every elementary school. When the building reopened in January 2006, it was christened Eagle Point Elementary School in honor of its location near the highest point in the City of Albany.


Eagle Point serves approximately 300 students, and its small size allows teachers and administrators to create a cozy environment where programs can be individualized to meet students' specific needs. The school's mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that develops and promotes a diverse community of confident lifelong learners.


School times

  • Building opens -- 7:40 a.m.

  • Breakfast begins -- 7:40 a.m.

  • School day begins

    • 8 a.m. (K-6)

    • 8:10 a.m. (pre-K)

  • School day ends

    • 2:30 p.m. (K-6)

    • 2:40 p.m. (pre-K)

  • After-school child care ends -- 6 p.m.

Upcoming events

  • Friday, Dec. 15 -- Morning Program, 9 a.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 25-Monday, Jan. 1 -- Holiday Recess, no school

2017-18 news and information

  • Welcome to the new school year!

Absence from school

If your child is absent from school for any reason, call the school at (518) 475-6825 during the morning and provide a written excuse when your child returns to school.




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