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Sheridan Preparatory Academy

Sheridan Preparatory Academy

Prekindergarten-Grade 5

Click here for our 2018-19 school supply list


400 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, NY 12206

Phone: (518) 475-6850

Fax: (518) 475-6852


Zuleika Sanchez-Gayle, Principal

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

Tina Cascone, Assistant Principal

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


School hours
  • Building opens: 7:30 a.m.
  • Breakfast begins: 7:30 a.m.
  • School day begins: 8 a.m.
  • School day ends: 2:30 p.m.
  • After-school child care ends: 6 p.m.
Upcoming events

  • Monday, Sept. 10 -- No school, Rosh Hashana
  • Wednesday, Sept. 19 -- No school, Yom Kippur
  • Thursday, Sept. 20 -- Open House and Back to School Blast, 3-5 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept 23
    • Falcon 5K, Washington Park, 9:30 a.m.
    • Fun Run, Washington Park, 10:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 25 -- PTO meeting, 2:45 p.m.

2018-19 news and information
  • Celebration to mark playground project completion - Friday was a super day to be a Superstar! Check out a Facebook photo album from the event. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."

About Sheridan Preparatory Academy
The newly constructed Sheridan Preparatory Academy opened its doors in September 2004. The school is part of the City School District of Albany's comprehensive facilities plan to create smaller, more personal learning spaces where students have the technology necessary to succeed.


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 a school-based health center through the Whitney M. Young Health Center and a mobile dental health services program through a partnership with St. Peter's Hospital and Ronald McDonald House.


Absence from school

If your child is absent from school for any reason, call the main office at (518) 475-6850 during the morning and provide a written excuse when your child returns to school.



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