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1950 Burdett Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

(518) 328-5401
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September 07, 2014
Troy High is an amazing school. They have many electives and you can graduate with over 30 college credits. They have a variety of sports and after school activities.

- submitted by a parent

April 28, 2014
I have been a student at Troy High School for the passed three years and it has been quite an experience. My teachers are always willing to help me in any way they can and made me the successful student I am now. One of the main reasons I like the school is because of it's diversity. They're are students of all kinds in attendance. I have one more year left before I graduate and I believe I will look back on high school as a wonderful 4 years of my life.

- submitted by a community member

January 30, 2014
I am an RPI student that has had experience, although limited, with Troy High as a volunteer tutor and from organizing some educational/college prep programs for students. From my limited time there it seemed apparent that the administrative staff do not believe in their students' potential. They identify, praise, and push the high performers but disparage the rest. When a classmate and I went to announce a College Application Essay Writing program to the seniors a few years ago, the students' counselor opened up with "These ladies are here to discuss a college app essay program for you all. For the few of you that are lucky enough to apply to college, you might want to listen. Don't forget, HVCC (the community college), will be here next week and offer automatic acceptance. But still, please, listen attentively." And then went to praise one of his "star" students, much to the chagrin and embarrassment of that student. I think that the parents that have the time need to get more involved and demand more from the institution. I also believe the school needs to open more pathways that take advantage of the hundreds of RPI students qualified and eager to offer academic support.

- submitted by a community member

June 24, 2013
I just graduated and I would like to say Troy High School cares about us students! The teachers and staff make you feel more connected like you're basically home. One advice I could give is always try your best and never leave work until the end! Best of luck

- submitted by a community member

October 12, 2009
Troy High School has amazing teachers who dedicate their lives to the students and get to know them personally. They have helped thousands of students achieve their dreams.

- submitted by a parent

July 15, 2009
I am a recent graduate from Troy High School... Although there was 'violence' while I went to school there, I never felt threatened or endangered. It goes like this, if you're going to start trouble with someone, you'll be in trouble. I learned who I could and could not voice my opinion around. Now, I go to a private, Catholic four-year college in a city, and many of my peers don't know this and wind up in trouble because they don't realize you can't trust everyone. I was a high honor roll student, and I feel like every opportunity I needed was offered to me at Troy High. Other local schools don't offer half as many college in the high school and AP credits that Troy High does. As for the bullying, you will find that anywhere... it's 2009.

- submitted by a student

April 08, 2009
Great School!!! Music and athletic programs are the best around....Reputation is bad but school is fun and a great learning environment

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February 27, 2009
i am a parent of a student that goes to troy high. THS is a wonderful place for your child to go. the education turned out to be excellent and i must admit that i was a bit nervous at first because i admit that ive heard rumors that it wasnt very good. but im so happy with the education and my daughter's self esteem had really been building and she has many news friends.

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October 01, 2008
Troy high is an excellent school. Every school is the same , its how you make and act of it. If you have a good head on your shoulders you can go to anyschool. The monitors , principles , and teachers do a wonderful job and make our school very safe. you would be lucky to go to such a wonderfull school like troy high. - sophmore class of 11

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July 16, 2008
i am a troy high graduate, class of 2004.. I dont think there is anything wrong woth the way the teachers are. i believe the school is what the student makes of it. I miss troy high.

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April 11, 2008
My 2 childern have repeatedly voiced cocern about this schools teachers being less than attentive to their academic needs. My daughters math teacher in the 10th grade level seems to dislike her and even goes as far as to 'walk right by her ' when handing out class assignments... Signed, concerned parent

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June 04, 2007
This school is great. Despite all the rumors about the school I think the kids get a very good education!

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May 01, 2006
This school has a myriad of problems. A lack of discipline, monitors and teachers who frankly don't care, inadequate preparation for college, etc. The leadership is lacking in this school, the organizational culture needs to change, and students need to be given the tools to move ahead, beyond the gates of Troy.

- submitted by a student

March 08, 2006
My child loves the teachers at Troy High School. We appreciate the advanced placement courses and the many elective offerings. The athletic director and coaches are fantastic. We are not a wealthy district so we struggle with many typical issues but the parents and staff demonstrate tremendous commitment to making the school a great place to learn. The extra effort is not lost on the students, it teaches them to be involved in their communities. Major interior renovation is happening this summer. There are enhacement programs for all types of students. If families do not take advantage of all the educational and social resources at Troy High they are missing out.

- submitted by a parent

January 16, 2006
Before I was transfered to JMHS, I came here. I really didn't want to leave because it was a great school, & I liked every one of my teachers. This is a great school to send your child to.

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September 27, 2005
Troy High is a great school. They have wonderful athletes and have rich histroy in sports. The education level is also very good. Kids go to well known colleges every year.

- submitted by a parent

August 20, 2005
While THS has its share of issues I am proud to send my son there. He is an excellent student who takes advantage of all Troy High has to offer. The music program can not be out done by any other area school and the teachers care about the students. If you have a child who is a solid student and has a good moral foundation they will flourish at Troy High School. The school board and administration have seen great progress in the past couple of years and are working hard to promote respect and discipline amoung the students.

- submitted by a parent

June 21, 2005
Troy High is not a good school. Although it does offer an excellent amount of classes, the school is dirty, overcrowded, run down, and with rude students prone to bullying.

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May 04, 2005
Although I found the curriculum at Troy High School to be competitive with private schools the occurences of violence and lack of discipline and respect of the students is frightening. I feel that it is unfortunate for children to be subjected to the bad behaviors of others with the frequency at this school and further feel discouraged for my own child and other children who may not have the opportunity to seek education in alternate settings.

- submitted by a student
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Troy High School
1950 Burdett Avenue, Troy, NY  12180
(518) 328-5401
Last modified Troy High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Troy High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. Top