Capital Region School Rankings 2012

The Albany Business Review ranks 85 Capital Region school districts each year in their annual Schools Report, considering in their assessment how well students are performing at each school as well as other factors, including teacher turnover, superintendent salary, property taxes and more.

Schools in 11 local counties were included in the rankings. All schools were graded with a highest possible score of 100.

The top 3 Capital Region schools, as ranked in the 2012 Schools Report were Bethlehem Central (100) and Niskayuna (99.10) and Voorheesville (98.49). (see complete list below)

Rank, District, County, Score

  1. Bethlehem Central, Albany, 100
  2. Niskayuna Central, Schenectady, 99.10
  3. Voorheesville Central, Albany, 98.49
  4. North Colonie Central, Albany, 98.23
  5. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central, Saratoga, 97.95
  6. Saratoga Springs City, Saratoga, 97.56
  7. Guilderland Central, Albany, 97.20
  8. East Greenbush Central, Rensselaer, 97.03
  9. Shenendehowa Central, Saratoga, 95.37
  10. Greenwich Central, Washington, 93.66
  11. Cambridge Central, Washington, 93.23
  12. Bolton Central, Warren, 92.26
  13. Queensbury Union Free, Warren, 91.93
  14. North Warren Central, Warren, 91.34
  15. Schodack Central, Rensselaer, 91.02
  16. South Colonie Central, Albany, 90.60
  17. Lake George Central, Warren, 90.48
  18. Fonda-Fultonville Central, Montgomery, 89.44
  19. Johnsburg Central, Warren, 89.36
  20. Schalmont Central, Schenectady, 89.19
  21. Mayfield Central, Fulton, 89.06
  22. Ballston Spa Central, Saratoga, 88.79
  23. Averill Park Central, Rensselaer, 88.32
  24. Germantown Central, Columbia, 88.14
  25. Scotia-Glenville Central, Schenectady, 87.87
  26. Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central, Greene, 87.69
  27. Stillwater Central, Saratoga, 87.59
  28. Schuylerville Central, Saratoga, 87.46
  29. Duanesburg Central, Schenectady, 87.41
  30. Canajoharie Central, Montgomery, 87.18
  31. Rotterdam-Mohonasen Central, Schenectady, 86.87
  32. Warrensburg Central, Warren, 86.85
  33. South Glens Falls Central, Saratoga, 86.83
  34. Glens Falls City, Warren, 86.42
  35. Hoosick Falls Central, Rensselaer, 86.34
  36. Salem Central, Washington, 86.21
  37. Galway Central, Saratoga, 85.99
  38. Kinderhook Central (Ichabod Crane), Columbia, 85.97
  39. Coxsakie-Athens Central, Greene, 85.53
  40. Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central, Albany, 85.20
  41. Mechanicville, Saratoga, 84.58
  42. Hoosic Valley Central, Rensselaer, 83.90
  43. Fort Ann Central, Washington, 83.81
  44. Schoharie Central, Schoharie, 83.53
  45. Hunter-Tannersville Central, Greene, 84.23
  46. Brunswick Central (Brittonkill), Rensselaer, 83.14
  47. Gilboa-Conesville Central, Schoharie, 82.73
  48. Saint Johnsville Central, Montgomery, 82.58
  49. Broadalbin-Perth Central, Fulton, 82.36
  50. Waterford-Halfmoon Union Free, Saratoga, 82.28
  51. Chatham Central, Columbia, 82.20
  52. Hartford Central, Washington, 81.94
  53. New Lebanon Central, Columbia, 81.90
  54. Greenville Central, Greene, 81.79
  55. Cobleskill-Richmondville Central, Schoharie, 81.02
  56. Fort Edward Union Free, Washington, 80.86
  57. Berne-Knox Westerlo Central, Albany, 80.80
  58. Fort Plain Central, Montgomery, 80.53
  59. Hadley-Luzerne Central, Warren, 80.02
  60. Corinth Central, Saratoga, 79.84
  61. Argyle Central, Washington, 79.52
  62. Northville Central, Fulton, 77.84
  63. Jefferson Central, Schoharie, 77.82
  64. Middleburge Central, Schoharie, 77.54
  65. Cohoes City, Albany, 77.50
  66. Hudson Falls Central, Washington, 77.38
  67. Johnstown City, Fulton, 76.95
  68. Berlin Central, Rensselaer, 76.78
  69. Sharon Springs Central, Schoharie, 76.77
  70. Taconic Hills Central, Columbia, 75.91
  71. Watervliet City, Albany, 74.75
  72. Rensselaer City, Rensselaer, 72.36
  73. Lansingburgh Central, Rensselaer, 72.28
  74. Whitehall Central, Washington, 71.44
  75. Granville Central, Washington, 71.41
  76. Catskill Central, Greene, 71.24
  77. Oppenheim-Ephrarah Central, Fulton, 70.48
  78. Cairo-Durham Central, Greene, 70.46
  79. Amsterdam City, Montgomery, 70.17
  80. Gloversville City, Fulton, 69.59
  81. Green Island Union Free, Albany, 68.82
  82. Troy City, Rensselaer, 65.75
  83. Hudson City, Columbia, 65.04
  84. Albany City, 58.59
  85. Schenectady City, Schenectady, 57.60
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