Public Schools in Rensselaer County, New York

There are 45 Public Schools in Rensselaer County, New York, serving a population of 159,800 people in an area of 653 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,551 people, and 1 Public School per 14 square miles.

In New York, Rensselaer County is ranked 45th of 62 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 22nd of 62 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Rensselaer County Public Schools

Find Rensselaer County, New York public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Algonquin Middle School 333 New York 351 Averill Park, NY

Ark Community Charter School 762 River Street Troy, NY

Averill Park High School 146 Gettle Road Averill Park, NY

Bell Top School 39 Reynolds Road Troy, NY

Berlin Elementary School 53 School Street Berlin, NY

Berlin Middle School 17400 New York 22 Cherryplain, NY

Carroll Hill School 112 Delaware Avenue Troy, NY

Castleton Elementary School 80 Scott Avenue Castleton-on-Hudson, NY

Citizen Edmond Genet School 29 Englewood Avenue East Greenbush, NY

Columbia High School 962 Luther Road East Greenbush, NY

Donald P Sutherland School 4 John Street Nassau, NY

Gardner-Dickinson School 25 East Avenue Troy, NY

Green Meadow School 234 Schuurman Road Castleton-on-Hudson, NY

Hoosic Valley Elementary School 22 Pleasant Avenue Valley Falls, NY

Hoosic Valley Junior Senior High School New York 67 Schaghticoke, NY

Hoosic Valley Middle School Rt 67 Schaghticoke, NY

Hoosick Falls Junior/Senior High School 21187 New York 22 Hoosick Falls, NY

Hoosick Falls Junior/Senior High School 21187 Route 22 Hoosick Falls, NY

Howard L Goff School 35 Gilligan Road East Greenbush, NY

Knickerbacker Middle School 320 7th Avenue Troy, NY

Lansingburgh Senior High School 320 7th Avenue Troy, NY

Maple Hill High School 1216 Maple Hill Road Castleton-on-Hudson, NY

Maple Hill Middle School 1477 South Schodack Road Castleton-on-Hudson, NY

North Greenbush School 49 North Greenbush Road Troy, NY

PS 18 Edward Bush School 417 Hoosick Street Troy, NY

Poestenkill Elementary School 1 Veterans Street Poestenkill, NY

Ps 14 1700 Tibbits Avenue Troy, NY

Ps 16 40 Collins Avenue Troy, NY

Ps 18 412 Hoosick Street Troy, NY

Ps 2 470 10th Street Troy, NY

Questar III BOCES 10 Empire State Boulevard Castleton-on-Hudson, NY

Red Mill School 225 McCullough Place Rensselaer, NY

Rensselaer County Jail 4000 Main Street Troy, NY

Rensselaer Junior/Senior High School 25 Van Rensselaer Drive Rensselaer, NY

Rensselaer Park Elementary School 70 110th Street Troy, NY

Rensselaer-Columbia-Greene Boces 10 Empire State Boulevard Castleton-on-Hudson, NY

Sand Lake-Miller Hill School 8439 Miller Hill Road Averill Park, NY

Tamarac Elementary School 3992 New York 2 Troy, NY

Troy High School 1950 Burdett Avenue Troy, NY

Troy Middle School 1976 Burdett Avenue Troy, NY

True North Troy Preparatory Charter School 2 Polk Street Troy, NY

Turnpike Elementary School 55 New Turnpike Road Troy, NY

Van Rensselaer Elementary School 25 Van Rensselaer Drive Rensselaer, NY

W Kenneth Doyle Middle School 475 1st Street Troy, NY

West Sand Lake Elementary School 24 Meeler Road West Sand Lake, NY

About Rensselaer County Public Schools

Rensselaer County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Rensselaer County, NY. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including New York, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
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Rensselaer County Public School Statistics

Find Rensselaer County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Rensselaer County Public School Enrollment
 Rensselaer CountyNew York
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment1,082 (53.5%)169,276 (56.2%)
Kindergarten Enrollment1,505 (80.5%)195,411 (83.5%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)6,257 (88.3%)795,302 (86.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)6,175 (87.8%)802,357 (86.7%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)6,797 (90.2%)859,643 (86.7%)
Rensselaer County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Rensselaer CountyNew York
Less than 9th Grade Education2,720 (2.5%)884,080 (6.5%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)6,401 (5.8%)1,011,359 (7.4%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)31,980 (28.9%)3,591,287 (26.3%)