Many BH-BL Central School District schools, including the high school, have been designated National Schools of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.
Schools in this district include:
- Charlton Heights Elementary, Grades K-5
- Francis L Stevens Elementary, Grades K-5
- Pashley Elementary, Grades K-5
- Richard H O Rouke Middle School Grades 6-8
- BH-BK High School Grades 9-12
According to US News and World Reports rating system, students graduating from the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Senior High School have a 96% proficiency in English and 88% in mathematics, significantly exceeding state averages. The high school enjoys a 97% graduation rate, demonstrating an extremely strong performance record. This means the Burnt Hills Ballston Lake Central School District encourages students to learn, grow and strive for academic success. They have been rated 9 out of 10 by GreatSchools.org for college readiness and test scores, another important benchmark pointing to a quality education.
In the Burnt Hills Ballston Lake Central School District, students can take advantage of Advanced Placement® courses and take exams to wave college courses. And, statistics show that 80% of those who take these exams do pass them. Currently, the student body has a gender split of 46% female and 54% male and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Senior High School is the only high school in the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District. They have an active student body with lots of great events listed on the BHBL School calendar.
Parochial Schools, Burnt Hills New York
If you prefer private education, there are wonderful options to choose from.
St. Mary’s School in Ballston Spa, NY provides quality Catholic elementary education, striving for excellence with a true positive outlook. Teaching preschool through grade 5, the atmosphere engenders the Gospel’s spirit of love and focuses on academic performance.
Spa Christian School takes pride in providing a biblically integrated and academically strong education. Faculty strive to celebrate your child’s unique personality with classrooms that nurture and inspire every student. Serving grades K – 8, Spa Christian is located in Ballston Spa, NY.
Private Schools, Burnt Hills New York
The Waldorf School in Saratoga Springs, is part of a group of schools that was founded a century ago. The Waldorf system has a long tradition of offering high-quality education that encourages students to enjoy learning and become leaders, with a strong sense of global responsibility.
Malta Montessori in Malta, NY is part of the network of Montessori schools, founded by Dr. Maria Montessori in the late 1800s. As a doctor, she noticed how easily children learned from their environment and developed a curriculum based on what children do naturally. The program is designed to meet the developmental needs of each individual child. This helps foster independent children who are self-motivated to learn and grow. They offer preschool as well as elementary education, grades K-6 and even summer camp.
Doane Stuart School and Emma Willard School are additional private schools within a 30-minute drive from Mourningkill Meadows.
For advanced education, the area is home to a range of colleges, from top ranked universities to community colleges offering 2-year degrees and continuing education as well.
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