Student enrollment (approx.): 2,030
3-year-old Pre-K: 36
4-year-old Pre-K: 94
Elementary School: 960
Middle School: 400
High School: 540
Mission & Vision
The mission of the district, a partnership of schools, parents and the community, is to prepare its students for success in tomorrow’s world.
The vision of the Cohoes City School District is striving to be one of the highest achieving school districts in the greater Capital Region.
Beliefs & Commitments
The board of education and district administration established the following beliefs and commitments in 2015 to fulfill the district’s mission and vision. Each year, district leadership, including the superintendent, assistant superintendent, building principals, building leadership teams and teacher leaders, work together to identify annual priorities to meet these commitments.
We believe in future-ready knowledge and skills.
Our commitment: All students will be immersed in rigorous coursework and engaged in learning that promotes the seven Cs: curiosity, creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, communication, citizenship and compassion for others.
We believe in a culture of high expectations.
Our commitment: All students will be supported to meet high expectations and graduate college and career ready.
We believe in learning by all.
Our commitment: All teachers will have the knowledge and skills to expertly deliver instruction and meet the unique needs of all learners.
We believe in efficiency of resources.
Our commitment: The district will maximize the efficiency of its resources to effectively and innovatively meet the goals and objectives of programs and services.