Advice on Albany schools
Hi all, we are contemplating a move to Albany and looking for more information about the schools. Elementary and middle are most important to us. We aren't really going by greatschools ratings as that's not informative for us. We are particularly interested in:
- What kinds of enrichments - foreign language or music- do the schools offer? We'd appreciate specifics, as once a week music for 30 min is very different from opportunity to join a chorus or learn an instrument. Same for language. If they aren't offered in the curriculum, but there is an after care option, please share
- What is the level of emphasis on STEAM? How is that built into the curriculum?
- Is there a culture of being able to walk to school? Part of the reason we are interested in the move is to be able to give our kids modest free-range opportunities.