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2021-22 Profile

October 4, 2021

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Our Community

South Glens Falls High School is a public school located on the southeastern edge of the Adirondack Mountains. The city of Glens Falls and its adjacent communities support a population of approximately 100,000 people with an economic base centered on the paper industry. The school district is suburban to rural, encompasses 70 square miles and serves a population of approximately 18,000.

Grading System

South Glens Falls HS utilizes a sealed transcript that shows both an unweighted and a weighted grade point average (GPA) and rank.

COVID-19 Grading Statement

SGFCSD students were on a hybrid schedule for the 2020-21 school year. They attended in-person classes two days a week and had synchronous/asynchronous, virtual instruction three days a week.

A numeric value was given for all four quarters of grading in the 2020-21 school year.

Students enrolled in a course that culminated in a NYS Regents exam received an exemption if they earned a passing average in the course at the end of June 2021.

Students had the opportunity to take a New York State Regents exam and have a numerical grade reported on their transcript for the following: Living Environment, Physical Setting/Earth Science, Algebra I and English Language.

No Regents exams were offered in January 2021 or August 2021.

Enrollment (as of Sept. 2021)

  • 2,903 Total students in grades K-12
  • 908 High School, Grades 9-12
  • 724 Middle School, Grades 6-8

Class of 2021 College Testing Data

ACT Scores for 2021 are not available due to COVID-related issues

SAT Average Scores:

  • 543 Mathematics
  • 555 Reading & Writing

Profile of the Class of 2021

  • Total number of diplomas awarded: 217
  • Graduates earning a Regents diploma: 78
  • Graduates earning an Advanced Regents diploma: 128
  • Regents with CTE endorsement: 28

Additional College-level Courses

Students may elect the following SGFHS courses for college credit:

Advanced Placement Courses:

  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • English Language & Composition
  • English Literature & Composition
  • Psychology
  • Studio Art: Drawing
  • U.S. Government & Politics
  • U.S. History
  • World History

Honors Courses:

  • Earth Science
  • English 9, 10
  • Global 9
  • Geometry

College-level Courses:

  • Syracuse University
    • Project Advance
    • Forensic Chemistry
  • Rochester Institute of Technology Project Lead the Way
    • Civil Engineering & Architecture
    • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
    • Digital Electronics
    • Engineering Design & Development
    • Introduction to Engineering Design
    • Principles of Engineering
  • State University of New York (SUNY) and University in the High School
    • Business Communications
    • Calculus I, II
    • Introduction to Personal Economics
    • Introduction to College Writing
    • Principles of Management
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Spanish IV, V
    • French IV, V
    • Writing In and About Literature


International Baccalaureate Program

Early College High School Programs

  • Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries (In partnership with Hudson Valley Community College, other local schools & businesses.)
  • Advanced Manufacturing*
  • Business Entrepreneurship*
  • IT Computer Networking*
  • New Media*
  • P-Tech Program: IT Computer Networking or Advanced Manufacturing (In partnership with SUNY Adirondack & WSWHE Board of Cooperative Educational Services.)



Peter A. Mody III, Principal

Marianne Seelye, Assistant Principal

Derick Gilmour, Assistant Principal

Matthew Griep, Director of Athletics, Health & Physical Education

Janelle Sipowicz, Director of Counseling/Social-Emotional Learning


Stephanie Erwin

Stacy Lloyd

Jodie McGough

Kathleen Schnackenberg


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