Members of Albany High School's graduating class of 2019

Albany High School

Phone: 518-475-6200 | Fax: 518-475-6202
700 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12203 

About our school

Four unique academies

Albany High features four smaller learning communities, or academies: CitizenshipDiscoveryInnovation and Leadership. Each academy offers the same core courses in English, math, science and social studies, and electives are grouped in relation to each academy's unique theme. However, all students are able to choose electives outside of their academy, selecting from the full scope of Albany High's rich and diverse course offerings.

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Albany High School's Abrooking Career and Technical Center offers 21st-century career and technical education (CTE) programming that ranges from students taking single classes in an area of interest to students completing a career pathway.

Learn more about our CTE offerings.

What all our academies offer

All the academies offer the same core classes in English, math, science and social studies, and students generally take those courses in the academy to which they are assigned. 

Also, students have the opportunity to take Albany High’s acclaimed Advanced Placement courses in all four academies. All students also may take courses from the International Baccalaureate program offered in Citizenship Academy. 

Honors, Special Education classes and English as a New Language classes are available in every academy. While all students will be assigned to an academy, they also can take part in Abrookin Career and Technical Center programs. 

Classes in physical education, band, orchestra, chorus, art and health include students from all academies.

Albany High School offers students a variety of academic experiences that can’t be found in other schools – options that can open doors to a wealth of college and career opportunities for all students.

Learn more about what we offer.

The wealth of opportunities at Albany High extends beyond the school day with a selection of more than 50 afterschool clubs and activities.

Learn about our afterschool offerings here.

grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,500
Breakfast  7:15 a.m.
School day 7:50 a.m.-2:50 p.m.

Bell schedule

Period 1 7:55 – 8:37 a.m.
Period 2 8:41 – 9:28 a.m.
Period 3 9:32 – 10:14 a.m.
Period 4 10:18 – 11 a.m.
Period 5 11:04 – 11:46 a.m.
Period 6 11:50 a.m. – 12:32 p.m.
Period 7 12:36 – 1:18 p.m.
Period 8 1:22 – 2:04 p.m.
Period 9 2:08 – 2:50 p.m.

Rebuilding Albany High

Construction is underway on a $179.9 million project to renovate and expand Albany High School. The project will add more than 250,000 square feet of new facilities and completely renovate the existing 378,000-square-foot complex. The project will expand the school's capacity to about 3,000 students; Albany High enrolls about 2,500 students currently and has run out of space to add new classrooms as the district's enrollment grows.

Learn more.

Contact us

Albany High School

Roderick Gilmour

Vice Principal

Abrookin Career and Technical Center

Andrea Marques-Clarke

Abrookin Academy Principal

Citizenship Academy

Kandie Antonetti

Citizenship Academy Principal

Nicole Newman

Citizenship Academy Assistant Principal

Discovery Academy

Richard Shea

Discovery Academy Principal

Michael Lopez

Discovery Academy Assistant Principal

Innovation Academy

Joseph Slichko

Innovation Academy Principal

Kenneth Klein

Innovation Academy Assistant Principal

Leadership Academy

Lawrence Moultrie

Leadership Academy Principal

Alex LaCoss

Leadership Academy Assistant Principal

Citizenship Academy

Malcolm Gandy

Citizenship Academy Home School Coordinator

Laurie Bebb

Citizenship Academy Guidance Counselor

Warren Horner

Citizenship Academy Guidance Counselor

Discovery Academy

Deon Thomas

Discovery Academy Home School Coordinator

Kimberly Baker

Discovery Academy Guidance Counselor

Jennifer Quinn

Discovery Academy Guidance Counselor

Innovation Academy

Faith Skervin

Innovation Academy Home School Coordinator

Marty Anderson

Innovation Academy Guidance Counselor

Ryan Whitcher

Innovation Academy Guidance Counselor

Innovation Academy

Torrie Chapple-Chapman

Leadership Academy Home School Coordinator

Thomas Barresi

Leadership Academy Guidance Counselor

Karen Moorby

Leadership Academy Guidance Counselor

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