Our Mission

The community of St. Teresa’s School, in our Lord Jesus Christ, is dedicated to academic excellence within the Catholic Tradition.


St. Teresa’s Catholic School promotes academic excellence in an atmosphere that nourishes the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical, and moral development of each child. Our dedicated staff collaborates to prepare students to be leaders in a global society by fostering a sense of responsibility and integrity. St. Teresa’s Catholic School encourages each child to develop his/her gifts in order to serve others.

Built on a tradition of excellence, St. Teresa’s Catholic School has set themselves apart as Albany’s clear choice for a quality education since 1945. Through active learning techniques, our students are prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities that tomorrow holds. The foundation of your child’s future starts today – at Saint Teresa’s.

Our History

On Sept. 5, 1945, St. Teresa’s Catholic School opened its doors with 31 students from kindergarten through sixth grade.Within a few years, seventh and eighth grade classes were added to the school.

By 1952, the school had outgrown its original home and the present facility was constructed to house 150 students.

Today St. Teresa’s Catholic School consists of eighteen classrooms, a Computer Science Lab, a well equipped Media/Library Center, a Cafeteria and a Gymnasium.