Broadalbin-Perth Central School District provides a stimulating and safe environment of success for lifelong learning. Students of all ages will develop intellectually, emotionally, creatively, socially and physically through the cooperative efforts of school and community, all striving for excellence.
Our Core Values
- Courage to pursue passions, be curious, be creative and be innovative.
- Citizenship to understand our role in the global community.
- Inclusiveness to accept and support differences in all.
- Service to make other people’s lives better.
- Heart for the children we serve is at the center of all we do.
About 1,800 students make up the district’s two schools, which are situated four miles apart in the town of Perth and village of Broadalbin. Broadalbin-Perth Elementary School is located at the Perth campus and houses students in pre-K through grade 6. Broadalbin-Perth Jr./Sr. High School is located at the Broadalbin campus and houses students in grades 7-12.
The district employs about 300 total staff, including about 135 teachers.
The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District was formed in 1987 when the Broadalbin Central School District annexed the Perth Central School District.
The district includes more than 11,500 residents and covers about 83 square miles in portions of Fulton, Montgomery and Saratoga counties. It includes parts of the towns of Broadalbin, Perth, Amsterdam, Galway, Edinburg, Johnstown, Mayfield, Northampton and Providence.
Broadalbin-Perth’s graduation rate (90 percent in 2018 and 2019) is consistently one of the highest in the Hamilton Fulton Montgomery (HFM) BOCES area and among the highest in the greater Capital Region.
The schools thrive as centers of activity, and the district enjoys outstanding community support.
Located at the foothills of the Adirondacks and with some of the district along the shores of the Great Sacandaga Lake, residents enjoy a rural lifestyle in a small-town setting with easy access to the larger cities of the Capital Region, including Albany and Saratoga Springs.
The rural landscape includes farm vistas and spectacular lakefront along the shores of the Great Sacandaga Lake.
The district’s easy access to the Adirondack and Capital regions provides opportunities for families to pursue myriad recreational, cultural and career interests. Visit the links below for some of the nearby noteworthy destinations and higher education institutions.