Columbia 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 2017, Columbia was ranked #8 in the Capital Region’s high school rankings by the Albany Business Review.
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.
- 11th ranked high school in the Capital Region and 1st in Rensselaer County (Albany Business Review)
- 96% graduation rate
- One of only 131 schools in the state to be named a Recognition School in 2019 and a Reward School in 2018
- Received a Silver Medal ranking in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best High Schools list, placing it among the top 13.2% of schools in the country.
Principal Michael Harkin
962 Luther Road
East Greenbush, NY 12061
Main Office: 207-2000
Absence Call-In: 207-2002
Office Hours: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
School Hours: 7:10 am – 2:03 pm
Early Dismissal: 10:03 am