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Encyclopedia > Albany Academy for Girls
Albany Academy for Girls
From here girls can go anywhere
Established 1814
School type Private, Single-Sex
Religious affiliation None
Head of School Dick Barter
Location Albany, New York, USA
Campus 22 acres
Enrollment 335 students (Age 3 - Gr. 12)
Faculty 34 teachers
Average class size 15 students
Student:teacher
ratio
10:1
Average SAT
scores (2001-2004)
1210
Athletics 10 interscholastic sports teams
Color(s) Blue and Gold (although Green is also a prominent color)
Mascot Bears
Homepage www.albanyacademyforgirls.org/

Albany Academy for Girls (commonly referred to as AAG) is a girls' day school in Albany, New York, USA. Founded in 1814 by Ebenezer Foote, AAG is the oldest independent girls' day school in the United States [1]. It is located on the corners of Hackett and Academy Roads, across the street from its brother school, The Albany Academy, which was founded three months prior. For other uses, see Albany. ... Year 1814 (MDCCCXIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... The Albany Academy is an independent college preparatory day school for boys in Albany, New York, USA, enrolling students from Early Childhood (age 3) to Post-Graduate. ...


On November 16, 2006, the Board of Trustees announced the school will merge with The Albany Academy to form The Albany Academies, which will consolidate the governance, finances, and facilities of the two schools. Albany Academy for Girls will, however, retain its own identity and continue to grant diplomas under its present name. is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Albany Academy is an independent college preparatory day school for boys in Albany, New York, USA, enrolling students from Early Childhood (age 3) to Post-Graduate. ... The Albany Academies, officially “The Albany Academies—The Albany Academy & Albany Academy for Girls,” is the combined institution which will consist of two currently independent schools in Albany, New York. ...

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Collaboration with The Albany Academy

The Board of Trustees announced the two Academies will merge to form The Albany Academies by the 2007-2008 academic year under a unified administration and interim Head of Schools. Single-gender education will continue under the present form. The Albany Academies, officially “The Albany Academies—The Albany Academy & Albany Academy for Girls,” is the combined institution which will consist of two currently independent schools in Albany, New York. ...


The Upper School Coordinate Program, a mutually beneficial partnership, broadens the range of educational and extra-curricular opportunities available in both schools by permitting Upper School students to enroll at classes at either school. The two schools also sponsor a coeducational early childhood program for three-year-old students and provide selected social and enrichment activities that are held with boys and girls together in the Lower and Middle School grades. Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women. ... Middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) covers a period of education that straddles primary education and secondary education, serving as a bridge between the two. ...


Notable alumnae

Notable alumnae include:

Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta (November 11, 1815 - March 23, 1891) was an American poet, writer, teacher and socialite whose home was the central gathering place of the literary elite of her era. ...

In Media

  • In The Official Preppy Handbook, edited by Lisa Birnbach, an Albany Academy for Girls admissions pamphlet is pictured among others in a section titled "Preparing to Prep: Picking the School for You"

See also

The Albany Academy is an independent college preparatory day school for boys in Albany, New York, USA, enrolling students from Early Childhood (age 3) to Post-Graduate. ... The Albany Academies, officially “The Albany Academies—The Albany Academy & Albany Academy for Girls,” is the combined institution which will consist of two currently independent schools in Albany, New York. ... New York State Capitol Building, completed in 1899 at a cost of $25 million was the most expensive government building of its time. ... This article is about the state. ...

External links

  • Official site

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Albany Academy for Girls in Albany, New York/NY - School Tree (181 words)
Albany Academy for Girls is a "Nonsectarian" school.
Albany Academy for Girls is classified as a "Combined (Elementary and Secondary) School".
Albany Academy for Girls is a "Regular Elementary or Secondary School".
Albany Academy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (884 words)
The Albany Academy has an intensive coordinate program with its sister school, The Albany Academy for Girls (formerly known as the Albany Female Academy), enabling students in the Upper School to cross-register for classes and extracurricular activities.
In 1870, in response to a lack of military preparation institutions in the north during the American Civil War, the Albany Academy adopted the Battalion Leadership Program, instructing the "cadets" in military procedure and the art of leadership.
Though the Academy is primarily a day school, the school opened a 16-student dormitory in 2003 and offers a residential boarding program to students from beyond the Capital Region.
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