Shenendehowa Central School District: Serving Families in the Clifton Park Area for 60 Years

Another great aspect about living in Clifton Park is its outstanding public school district - Shenendehowa. SCSD has provided educational opportunities for the children and teenagers in Southern Saratoga County for over 50 years.

Today, Shenendehowa serves approximately 9,850 students in Clifton Park, Halfmoon, Ballston Lake, Malta and Round Lake, as well as in the bordering regions of Jonesville, Mechanicville, Rexford, Stillwater and Waterford. There is a full curriculum for grades K - 12 (Kindergarten is currently running on half days with morning and afternoon sections.) As a district that strives to create an educational environment for children of all ages and learning abilities, Shenendehowa provides a large number of beneficial programs and services, including Special Education and Safety, Health and Wellness Programs. Shenendehowa is a busing district.

Shenendehowa Central Schools Logo

The focal point of the school district is its sprawling 232 acre main campus, located at 970 Route 146 in Clifton Park. The campus is home to Shenendehowa High School, the district's three middle schools and four of the eight elementary schools. The remaining four elementary schools are located within the regions of Clifton Park that they cover. There are full cafeterias in each school.

Shenendehowa is also home to a terrific Athletic Department that supports programs for boys and girls from the middle schools and high school. Also found within the SCSD is a very active and supportive PTA, and a high energy alumni group.

Some Clifton Park area students and their families choose to go to other schools in the region. There are a number of reputable private schools within driving distance including:

  • The Academy of the Holy Names (Albany NY)
  • The Albany Academy (Albany NY)
  • Bishop Maginn (Albany NY)
  • Christian Brothers Academy (Albany NY)
  • Emma Willard (Troy NY)
  • LaSalle Institute (Troy NY)
  • Saratoga Central Catholic High School (Saratoga Springs NY)

Contact Shenendehowa Schools:

Shen High School
970 Rte 146, Clifton Park NY
East Building: 518-881-0310
West Building: 518-881-0330

Shen Middle School
970 Rte 146, Clifton Park NY
Acadia Middle School: 518-881-0450
Gowana Middle School: 518-881-0460
Koda Middle School: 518-881-0470

Arongen Elementary School
489 Clifton Park Center Rd, Clifton Park NY
518-881-0510

Chango Elementary School
100 Chango Drive, Ballston Lake NY
518-881-0520

Karlgon Elementary School
970 Route 146, Clifton Park NY
518-881-0530

Okte Elementary School
1581 Crescent Road, Clifton Park NY
518-881-0540

Orenda Elementary School
970 Route 146, Clifton Park NY
518-881-0550

Shatekon Elementary School
35 Maxwell Drive, Clifton Park NY
518-881-0580

Skano Elementary School
970 Route 146, Clifton Park NY
518-881-0560

Tesago Elementary School
970 Route 146, Clifton Park NY
518-881-0570

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