Why choose Niskayuna?
The Niskayuna Central School District, comprised
of 4,314 students and 740 staff members, serves
students living in Niskayuna, Glenville, Clifton
Park and Colonie. Our school district serves a
diverse community that is united in a common
commitment to youth and excellence in education.
Below, just a few reasons why Niskayuna is a
great place to work and grow:
named Niskayuna High School among the top 400
high schools in the nation.
Niskayuna students are enthusiastic and
consistently excel in academics, athletics and
the arts. (See the
Student Performance page for more details.)
Staff are active in local and national education
organizations, and are consulted by the New York
State Education Department. (See the
page for recent accomplishments.)
A formal mentoring program provides support for
new teachers. (Details)
Post identified Niskayuna as a district that
challenges students to reach their full
An annual professional performance review based
on the work of widely-known and respected
educator and researcher Charlotte Danielson
provides a consistent and research-based model
for helping teachers grow. (Details)
Niskayuna schools are located in a thriving and
growing area for culture and technology. The
world-renowned General Electric Research and Development
Center and Knolls Power Laboratory are both
located in Niskayuna.
Niskayuna is home to multiple town parks and
recreation areas and a community center. (Town
of Niskayuna Web site.)
21 colleges and universities are in the area,
including Siena College, College of Saint Rose,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and SUNY
Niskayuna is welcoming and safe community.
Niskayuna is convenient to New York City,
Boston, the Adirondacks, Montreal, as well as
Saratoga, Albany and Troy.
Organizations such as the Niskayuna Community
Foundation and N-CAP strengthen the community's
present and future.