District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Schenectady City School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Schenectady City School District

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Parent / Guardian
January 05, 2024
My kid learned a lot And the teachers are kind
October 01, 2023
Paige Elementary is a place where I’ve witnessed, firsthand, a cultivation of love and genius. Dr. Jean-Pierre’s vision of creating a collaborative and cooperative school community is becoming a... More
Parent / Guardian
June 01, 2023
This school is one of the worst schools my child has ever been to, and my child has been to many many schools. This school is problematic, wild and controversial. This isn’t because I have had... More
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