Christian Brothers Academy is a college preparatory middle and high school for boys founded in 1859 by the De La Salle Christian Brothers.

CBA is located in Albany near the Albany International Airport on a 126-acre campus built in 1998. CBA is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The high school JROTC program was named an Honor Unit With Distinction by the United States Department of the Army.

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Our Mission

Christian Brothers Academy, a college preparatory Catholic school in the Lasallian tradition, provides young men in grades five through twelve with a balanced education through challenging academic and broad co-curricular programs in a safe, faith-filled environment. Sponsored by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, CBA is committed to meeting the needs of the individual, developing his full potential and guiding him toward his role as a successful member of society. The teachings of the Catholic Church, the traditions of the Brothers of the Christian Schools and the principles of American citizenship form the foundation of the school’s educational philosophy.