November 19, 2021

Charter high school for future nurses to open in Albany next fall

School aims to build diverse pipeline for health care professions to meet growing demand

ALBANY — A new charter high school designed to prepare students for careers in nursing and other health care professions has been approved to open in Albany in the fall of 2022.

The school, called the Nurses Middle College Charter High School – Capital Region, will offer students from 10 local school districts the chance to earn college credits, clinical experience in health care settings and entry-level patient care certifications by the time they graduate. It will open to 130 incoming ninth-graders next fall, and eventually expand to serve 500 students through grade 12.

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