Just outside of Albany, Rensselaer County sits among the Hudson-Mohawk Heritage area. The perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, Rensselaer County is full of beautiful vistas, exciting towns and villages and peaceful lake fronts. Famous for the amazing fall foliage, people come from everywhere to experience Rensselaer County. Whether you come in for the farmer's markets or the historical sites, you are bound to find plenty to do. The schools in Rensselaer are a wonderful mixture of rural community and urban technology. They practice cutting edge curriculum and with low student to teacher ratios, the individual attention that every child deserves is achieved.