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North Albany Academy

North Albany Academy

Prekindergarten-Grade 8


570 North Pearl St., Albany, NY 12204 (click here for directions)

Phone: 475-6800

Fax: 475-6802

Web site: https://naa.albany.k12.ny.us


Lesley Buff, Principal

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


About North Albany Academy
The former Public School 20 is the City School District of Albany’s only school serving students in prekindergarten through grade 8. Renovated in 2004-05, North Albany Academy enjoys a unique partnership with the adjoining North Albany YMCA, which provides the school’s students access to a pool, gym, track and a branch of the Albany Public Library.


The school is proud to be able to provide a range of programs and services to take care of children's academic needs and provide health and wellness services on-site. These services include mobile dental health services through a partnership with St. Peter's Hospital and Ronald McDonald House.

North Albany Academy faculty and staff provide a safe and welcoming environment for children and have high expectations for good behavior and academic success.


School times

  • Building opens: 7:40 a.m.
  • Breakfast begins: 8:10 a.m.
  • School day begins: 8:30 a.m.
  • School day ends: 3 p.m.
  • After-school programs end: 6 p.m.

Points of distinction

Upcoming events

  • Tuesday, May 10 -- Spring Concert and Art Show, 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 14 -- Third Annual Spring Carnival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 17 -- SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE
  • Thursday, May 19 -- Merit Breakfast, 8:45 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 26-Tuesday, May 31 -- Memorial Day recess (includes three unused snow days), no school
  • Monday, June 6 -- New York State science written exam, grades 4 and 8
  • Friday, June 10 -- School-wide Field Day
  • Friday, June 17 -- Kindergarten Moving Up and Rodeo, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 22 -- Honor Roll Ice Cream Social, 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 23 -- Early dismissal
  • Friday, June 24
    • Grade 8 Moving Up, 9 a.m.
    • Last day of school; early dismissal

News and information

  • Click here to visit the City School District of Albany's Photo Gallery.

Absence from school
If your child is absent from school for any reason, call 475-6800 during the morning and provide a written excuse when your child returns to school.

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