The kids are back to school this week, and these school districts are the best of the best on the Capital Region.

Overall, we are lucky to have overall great schools in the Albany area. According to, these are the top 10 school districts in the Capital Region. There grades and rankings are based on academics, teachers, parent and student reviews, safety and school activities/sports.

  • 1. Niskayuna School District
  • 2. Bethlehem Central School District
  • 3. North Colonie Central School District
  • 4. Saratoga Springs City School District
  • 5. Guilderland Central School District
  • 6. Voorheesville Central School District
  • 7. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lakes Central School District
  • 8. East Greenbush Central School District
  • 9. Shenendehowa Central School District
  • 10. Schodack Central School District

No real surprises on this list as all of these school districts have a great reputation. Honestly, you could probably interchange most of the schools ranked after 10 with the top ten based on certain criteria. You can see the rankings for all of the schools in the Capital Region here.



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