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.
About 1,800 students make up the district’s four schools, which are situated three miles apart in the town of Perth and village of Broadalbin. The Learning Community, which is the primary school that houses pre-kindergarten through second grade, and the high school make up the Broadalbin campus. The intermediate school (grades 3-5) and the middle school (grades 6-8) make up the Perth campus.
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 (91 percent in 2015) 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.