About the City School District of
mission of the City School District of Albany is to educate and prepare
all students for college and career, citizenship and life, in
partnership with our diverse community.
Led by Superintendent Kaweeda G.Adams, the City School
District of Albany and its more than 1,600 faculty and staff strive to provide an
academically challenging, safe and welcoming experience for all
The district serves nearly 9,700
students in 18
schools: 12 elementary schools, three middle schools, an alternative-education program
for middle- and high-school students, the Albany International Center
serving refugee and
immigrant students in grades 6-12, and
Albany High School, a comprehensive high school
with a career and technical center. You
can find a complete directory in the
Our Schools section.
Albany High features four themed
academies, the prestigious International Baccalaureate program and one
largest selections of Advanced Placement courses offered in the Capital Region.
At the elementary level, the
district offers full-day prekindergarten at every school and at
several community locations, and outstanding school-choice options that
elementary schools, the
Dual Language Program and
enrollment options across the district.
For more information about enrollment, class size,
academic programs, magnet schools, food-service programs, athletics,
music and the arts, volunteer opportunities and much more, refer to the
Albany A-Z section of our site. You can
to view and download the district's organizational chart.
For a directory of phone numbers for district staff, including
Superintendent Adams' office, please visit our
Contact Us section.