Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

The Rensselaer County Health Department will be hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics this summer throughout the county. The vaccine is free and walk-ins are welcome. Clinics include: Onderdonk Park, East Greenbush, NY (Tuesday, August 10, 5-7 p.m., J&J); North Greenbush Town Hall, Wynantskill, NY (Sunday, August 22, 5-7 p.m., J&J); Stewart’s Shops, Nassau, NY (Tuesday, August 24, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Pfizer or J&J). You can also find a COVID-19 vaccine at https://www.vaccines.gov/search

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About Us

Students conduct science experimentsEast Greenbush Central School District is a high-achieving public school district in the Capital Region, located five miles from Albany, N.Y. The District serves approximately 4,000 students in seven schools – one high school, one middle school and five neighborhood elementary schools.

East Greenbush is consistently ranked among the region’s top school districts.

  • District ranked 9th among 84 Capital Region school districts (1st in Rensselaer County) by the Albany Business Review
  • Columbia High School has a 97% graduation rate
  • Columbia was named a Recognition School (2019 and 2020) and a Reward School in 2018
  • Columbia received state sportsmanship award from NYSPHSAA in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 out of nearly 800 member schools
  • District avoided costs of more than $550,000 last year as part of its energy savings program ($5.4 million since inception in September 2007)
  • Alternative programs offered to at-risk students in high school and middle school
  • Students may earn college credits through District partnerships with Hudson Valley Community College, SUNY Albany, SUNY Oswego, Schenectady County Community College and Rochester Institute of Technology.
  • East Greenbush CSD was named a Top Workplace by the Albany Times Union in 2018, 2019 and 2021

Community Support

The District has an engaged and supportive community. Residents have passed 28 consecutive school budgets (1995-2021) and approved a number of bus propositions and capital projects to protect taxpayer assets.

Jenna Almon holding diplomaMission

To make available to all students, a safe learning environment that affords academic excellence in all its programs; provide dedicated and supportive staff; and work in partnership with family and the community with the intent to set up all students for success with their future endeavors.