District and school improvement plans
response to state and federal requirements, the City School District of
Albany has developed improvement plans for several individual elementary
and middle schools and the district as a whole.
The plans were designed using feedback from parents, staff, schools and
community members, and were approved by the Albany Board of Education on
July 13, 2017.
The district plan
is called a 'comprehensive improvement plan" and individual school plans
are called "comprehensive education plans."
A listing of those plans follows. Click on the highlighted text to
The New York State Education Department has
deemed Edmund J. O'Neal Middle School of Excellence, Montessori Magnet
School and North Albany Academy as schools in good standing. Therefore,
the state does not require them to have board-approved comprehensive
Albany High School and Schuyler Achievement Academy have been designated by New York State as “priority”
schools, meaning they are the farthest away from reaching their academic
performace targets in English language arts and math.
Each of the priority schools is the recipient of a School Improvement
Grant that serves as its improvement plan.