Welcome to Albany Area Schools
Albany Area Schools Entrance

Where Success Is a Tradition

Photo by Andrew Norris

Purple Pride
gymnasium bleachers
View our Activities page to find schedules, team and club information, and more!
Photo by Carter Fish
Arts Theatre
performing arts theatre
Find out about our fine arts events and Blattner Energy Arts Theatre shows.
Community Center
community center

Visit the BECC page under Community Ed to find information about membership and hours for the Community Center.

Photo by Kyle Stoermann

By the Numbers


Student to Teacher Ratio


Graduation Rate


Community Support

In August 2015 our building referendum passed with an overwhelming 81% Yes vote.


Student Organizations


Student Participation in Activities


Teachers with Master's Degree or Higher


College Credits Offered


Business Partnerships

Local businesses work with our district to offer internships annually.



Percent of Albany Area students proficient in math as measured by the MCA Math test; the state's rate of proficiency is 55%



Percent of Albany Area students proficient in reading as measured by the MCA Reading test; the state's rate of proficiency is 59.2%


Upcoming Events

Blattner Energy Arts Theatre, 30 Forest Ave, Albany, MN 56307

District News

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AAMS Holds Activity Fair

Middle School students were able to visit tables for all the teams and clubs available to middle schoolers.

Albany Area Middle School Student Council hosted an Activity Fair Friday, September 13. Middle School students had an opportunity to check out all the different clubs, sports, and activities available for them to join. Students and teachers represented their activities and spoke with students about what each activity entails. It was a great chance for students to find out what AAMS has to offer!

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New Playground Equipment

Avon Elementary has a new playground! See the pictures and details here.

Our recess time at Avon Elementary has improved greatly with the help of our new playground. Thanks to the support of the school board, our PTA fundraising efforts and Lange Trenching, our playground was constructed on Saturday, August 24. We had an extremely enthusiastic group of parents who participated in our community build! PTA treated the program managers and our parent volunteers with a potluck style lunch to thank them for their efforts. The PTA also has a new basketball court planned; it will be constructed very soon. Please look for pictures in the upcoming Huskie News editions for its completion. We could not have done this without all of you! Thank you! As you can see in the pictures below, our students are extremely grateful and enjoying every moment on their new playground!


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Canine Visits Secondary School

Click here to learn about our visit from the Interquest Detection Canines of North Minnesota.

Thanks to Interquest Detection Canines of North Minnesota for sharing valuable information with our learners about how we utilize drug dogs to keep our school safe. They are the nation’s oldest and largest contraband detection and drug dog service provider, celebrating over a quarter of a century of excellence. They have a proven track record in

  • ensuring safety and security in schools.
  • minimizing the presence of illegal drugs, alcohol, gunpowder based items and weapons, and abused medications.
  • working with staff to maximize our deterrence program. 

We learned how the dogs are trained, what the dogs are trained to find, and why the dogs are utilized by Albany Area Middle School and High School. These dogs visit our campus three times each year to keep our schools free of unwanted chemicals.

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