Rensselaer Academy

Rensselaer Academy

25 Van Rensselaer Drive 
Rensselaer, NY 12144

T: (518) 396-3520
F: (518) 432-0346

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From the North

  • Take I-87 South to I-90 East.
  • Take I-90 East to Exit 7 (Rensselaer/Washington Avenue.
  • Take a right at the light onto Washington Avenue.
  • Take a quick left onto 9th Street
  • Take another quick left onto Old Washington Avenue.
  • Take a right onto 10th Street.
  • Take a left onto Van Rensselaer Drive (runs parallel to I-90)
  • Campus is at the top of the hill.

From the South

  • Take the NYS Thruway North to Exit 23.
  • From the toll booth, proceed straight onto I-787 North.
  • Follow I-787 North to I-90 East.
  • Take I-90 East to Exit 7 (Rensselaer/Washington Avenue.
  • Take a right at the light onto Washington Avenue.
  • Take a quick left onto 9th Street
  • Take another quick left onto Old Washington Avenue.
  • Take a right onto 10th Street.
  • Take a left onto Van Rensselaer Drive (runs parallell to I-90)
  • Campus is at the top of the hill.

From the East

  • Take I-90 West to Exit 8 (North Greenbush/Defreestville).
  • At the light, take a left onto Washington Avenue for approximately 2 miles (go over I-90 overpass)
  • Take a left onto 9th Street.
  • Take another quick left onto Old Washington Avenue.
  • Take a right onto 10th Street.
  • Take a left onto Van Rensselaer Drive (runs parallell to I-90)
  • Campus is at the top of the hill.

From the West

  • Take I-87 South to I-90 East.
  • Take I-90 East to Exit 7 (Rensselaer/Washington Avenue.
  • Take a right at the light onto Washington Avenue.
  • Take a quick left onto 9th Street
  • Take another quick left onto Old Washington Avenue.
  • Take a right onto 10th Street.
  • Take a left onto Van Rensselaer Drive (runs parallell to I-90)
  • Campus is at the top of the hill.

Note: Please use the first entrance across from the main parking lot on the north side of the building to attend sporting events in any of the gymnasiums, for auditorium purposes, and for Board of Education meetings.  Entrances to the High School & Middle School Main Offices and the Elementary School Main Office are on the east side of the building.