Cohoes City School District



Welcome to the Cohoes City School District

"Learning by All"

PhotoThe Cohoes City School District is located in the City of Cohoes, which is situated on the banks of the Hudson and Mohawk rivers. The district is located about 10 miles north of the city of Albany in Albany County.

About 1,950 students attend the Cohoes City Schools.

The school district has three elementary schools for students in grades K-5: Abram Lansing School, Harmony Hill School and Van Schaick Grade School. Cohoes Middle School serves students in grades 6-8 and secondary students attend Cohoes High School. The district offices are located in Cohoes Middle School at 7 Bevan St.

Some of the programs that the Cohoes City Schools offer students are: a full-day kindergarten, computer instruction at every grade level, peer tutoring, opportunities to participate in music education, a variety of extra-curricular activities, honors and advanced placement classes, opportunities for college credit through high school courses and several athletic teams.

The City of Cohoes is rich in history. The original Erie Canal came through the city and in the 19th Century several of the world’s largest knitting mills were built here, which ran on hydroelectric power generated from the Cohoes Falls.

Watch a video below to learn more about the Cohoes City School District:


Student Registration


Required Notification of School District Plans/Policies


Cohoes Technology Plan


City of Cohoes website


Choose Cohoes website


Rotary Club of Cohoes website


Cohoes Police Department Sex Offender Watch website


2012-13 Cohoes City School District New York State School Report Card


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