School Hours

7:40 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

The high school operates on a two-day rotation schedule (A & B), with blocks 1-5 on A Days and Blocks 6-10 on B Days.

Mission Statement

The faculty, staff, students, parents and community of Niskayuna High School believe that our mission is to educate students to become lifelong learners who believe in their own potential. We will provide opportunities for all students to acquire knowledge, develop skills, and form attitudes that will enable them to take a responsible and active role in their local and global communities.

About Niskayuna High School

Niskayuna High School is considered to be a focal point of the community. We are a comprehensive high school with a student population of 1,430 students in grades 9-12. Thirteen academic departments offer a rich variety of programs designed to meet the needs of a talented student population. Offerings include 46 honors and 18 AP classes, options for interdisciplinary learning, and a broad range of electives, including nanoscale science and Engineering Technology. Classes are offered in five 78-minute blocks on alternate days.

There are over 125 faculty members at Niskayuna High School, with 99% of holding advanced degrees, including 4 doctoral degrees. In addition, 17 members of our teaching faculty are distinguished as Nationally Board Certified Teachers.