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About Columbia High School

US News silver medal logoColumbia High School serves approximately 1,230 students in grades 9-12. Our students consistently meet and surpass New York State’s Standards on the way to graduation, college and successful careers.

Columbia offers a vibrant academic curriculum taught by dedicated staff members in a community-driven atmosphere. In 2016, Columbia was ranked #9 in the Capital Region’s high school rankings by the Albany Business Review and received a Silver Medal rating from U.S. News & World Report.

In addition to strong academics, Columbia offers students a wide array of activities including after school clubs, an extensive art, music, and theater program, and interscholastic athletics.

  • 9th ranked high school in the Capital Region (Albany Business Review)
  • 91% graduation rate
  • New STEM labs opened in 2015
  • 23 of 24 athletic programs received the NYS Scholar Athlete Award
  • Ranks in top 10% of all high schools in the United States (U.S. News & World Report)

Principal John Sawchuk
962 Luther Road
East Greenbush, NY 12061

Main Office: 207-2000
Guidance: 207-2020
Athletics: 207-2080
Absence Call-In: 207-2002
Fax: 518-207-2019

Office Hours: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
School Hours: 7:10 am – 2:03 pm
Early Dismissal: 10:03 am