Schenectady High School in Schenectady, NY (2024)

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Overall Niche Grade

How are grades calculated?Data Sources

  1. Academics

    gradeC+

  2. Diversity

    gradeA+

  3. Teachers

    gradeB

  4. College Prep

    gradeB minus

  5. Clubs & Activities

    gradeB minus

  6. Administration

    gradeC

  7. Sports

    gradeB

  8. Food

    gradeC

  9. Resources & Facilities

    gradeB minus

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Schenectady High School is a public school located in SCHENECTADY, NY. It has 2,743 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 61% of students are at least proficient in math and 55% in reading.

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About

(518) 881-2044

1445 THE PLAZA
SCHENECTADY, NY 12308

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About Schenectady High School...

  • High School
  • IB Offered
School District
Schenectady City School District
  • New York
  • Schenectady

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading

This is the percentage of students that scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test. Because states implement these tests differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.

55%

Percent Proficient - Math

This is the percentage of students that scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test. Because states implement these tests differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.

61%

Average Graduation Rate

This is the percentage of 12th graders who graduated. Because states calculate graduation rates differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.

76%

Average SAT

Average SAT composite score out of 1600, as reported by Niche users from this school.

1130

176

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Average ACT

Average ACT composite score out of 36, as reported by Niche users from this school.

AP Enrollment

No data available

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Popular Colleges

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  • gradeB

    University at Albany, SUNY

    201 Students

  • gradeC+

    SUNY Schenectady County Community College

    138 Students

  • gradeA+

    New York University

    110 Students

  • gradeC+

    Siena College

    100 Students

  • gradeA minus

    Syracuse University

    92 Students

  • gradeC+

    SUNY Hudson Valley Community College

    83 Students

  • gradeA minus

    Union College - New York

    77 Students

  • gradeB minus

    Pace University

    74 Students

  • gradeA+

    Boston University

    73 Students

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    Cornell University

    72 Students

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Living in the Area

Union Street

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Overall Niche Grade

How are grades calculated?Data Sources

  1. Cost of Living

    gradeB minus

  2. Good for Families

    gradeB+

  3. Housing

    gradeB

Median Household Income

$80,468

National

$75,149

Median Rent

$1,263

National

$1,268

Median Home Value

$172,349

National

$281,900

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Culture & Safety

Poll

33%

of students agree that they feel safe at their school.18 responses

Poll

56%

of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.18 responses

Poll

What are your favorite school events or traditions?

Based on

74 responses

  • Homecoming Game

    18%

  • Prom

    14%

  • Pep Rally

    12%

  • Senior Skip Day

    12%

  • Plays/Ceremonies

    11%

  • Spirit Week

    8%

  • Pep rallies

    7%

Students

Diversity

gradeA+

Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.

Students

2,743

Free or Reduced Lunch

71%

77%

of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.22 responses

82%

of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.22 responses

82%

of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.22 responses

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio

Student-Teacher Ratio may not be indicative of class size. It is calculated using the reported number of students and full-time equivalent teachers.

13:1

National

17:1

Average Teacher Salary

Average salary for all teachers within the district.

$79,039

Teachers in First/Second Year

5.7%

73%

of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.30 responses

73%

of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.30 responses

53%

of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.30 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities

gradeB minus

Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.

Girls Athletic Participation

Very Low

Boys Athletic Participation

Low

Expenses Per Student

$21,938/ year

National

$12,239

84%

of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.32 responses

31%

of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.32 responses

44%

of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.32 responses

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