District Summary Ratings

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

Top 5 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 Student 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.

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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.

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Reviews From Schools in Schenectady City School District
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Parent / Guardian
January 27, 2023
I’m honestly really impressed with the school. They do a fantastic job of teaching not only the traditional 8 elements in school, but have a hands on garden the kids tend to, a growing fruit orchard... More
Parent / Guardian
January 25, 2023
This school is made up of three things; unfairness, picking and choosing , and people literally not knowing how to do their jobs. Teachers not knowing how to teach and if they get something wrong as... More
Parent / Guardian
January 22, 2023
This school is not good, the majority of the teachers don’t know how to teach and I get complaints everyday from my child, a majority of them will get mad at the student even if they are correct.
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