Welcome to the South Colonie District Office
Approximately 4,800 students attend school in South Colonie located in Colonie, New York - a suburb of Albany - the state’s capital, in the middle of Tech Valley. Located in Albany County is one of the largest school districts in the Capital Region serving a community of 80,000 residents in a 60 square mile area.
The district’s goal is simple: To offer
unlimited learning opportunities, to maintain high student
for success and to provide taxpayers with an educational system they can be proud of and afford.
The district’s longstanding mission is to graduate students who have the knowledge, skills, attitude and self esteem to succeed in the real world of the 21st century. A talented staff of some 500 teachers, librarians, guidance counselors, nurses, psychologists, social workers and more are dedicated to making this happen. And a very active community and parent population continue to help shape the district’s direction.
It’s those extra opportunities South Colonie Central Schools offer its students that sets this district apart from the rest. From its pre-school and full day kindergarten programs for youngsters to its multitude of Advanced Placement and college-level courses for high school students to its comprehensive Continuing Education classes frequented by our senior citizens, South Colonie Schools have it all. To view a brochure on all our schools have to offer, click on the icon above, left.
Under the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the public is entitled to inspect certain school district records. The Committee on Open Government is responsible for overseeing and advising with regard to the Freedom of Information, Open Meetings and Personal Privacy Protection Laws. The district's FOIL Officer is David Perry. For a FOIL request form, click here (pdf).