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For the 2021 school year, there are 22 alternative public schools serving 1,657 students in Alaska.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Alaska are Avail School, Homer Flex School and Johnson Youth Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Alaska alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Alaska public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).

Top Alaska Alternative Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    Avail School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    425 C St
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    (907) 742-4930

    Grades: 6-12 | 100 students
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    Homer Flex School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4122 Ben Walters Ln
    Homer, AK 99603
    (907) 235-5558

    Grades: 9-12 | 29 students
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    Johnson Youth Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3252 Hospital Dr
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 523-6835

    Grades: 5-12 | 15 students
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    Kuskokwim Learning Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1010 4th Ave
    Bethel, AK 99559
    (907) 543-5610

    Grades: 8-12 | 89 students
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    Mat-su Youth Facility Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    581 S Outer Springer Lp
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 761-7238

    Grades: 6-12 | 11 students
  • Rank: #1-61.-6.
    Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alt. High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1415 Glacier Ave
    Juneau, AK 99801
    (907) 523-1800

    Grades: 9-12 | 103 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Benson Secondary/s.e.a.r.c.h. Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4515 Campbell Airstrip Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99507
    (907) 742-2050

    Grades: 7-12 | 277 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Mclaughlin Secondary School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2600 Providence Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-1120

    Grades: 6-12 | 76 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Burchell High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1775 W Parks Hwy
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 864-2600

    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Valley Pathways Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1150 North France Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 761-4650

    Grades: 7-12 | 176 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Revilla Jr/sr High School Alternative School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3131 Baranof Ave
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
    (907) 225-6681

    Grades: 7-12 | 105 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Alternative Learning Systems Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    520 Fifth Ave
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-2000

    Grades: PK-12 | 111 students
  • Rank: #13-2213.- 22.
    Bethel Youth Facility Alternative School
    Lower Kuskokwim School Dist
    Bethel, AK 99559
    (907) 543-5200

    Grades: 5-12 | 9 students
  • Rank: #13-2213.- 22.
    Crossroads School Alternative School
    3350 Commercial Dr # 101
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    (907) 742-2424

    Grades: 7-12 | 15 students
  • Rank: #13-2213.- 22.
    Golden Heart Academy Alternative School
    1502 Wilbur St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 456-1536

    Grades: 5-12 | 18 students
  • Rank: #13-2213.- 22.
    Kenai Alternative High School Alternative School
    705 Frontage Road #c
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 335-2870

    Grades: 9-12 | 71 students
  • Rank: #13-2213.- 22.
    Kiita Learning Community Alternative School
    5246 Karluk St
    Barrow, AK 99723
    (907) 852-9677

    Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
  • Rank: #13-2213.- 22.
    Marathon School Alternative School
    405 Marathon Rd
    Kenai, AK 99611
    (907) 335-3343

    Grades: 7-12 | 5 students
  • Rank: #13-2213.- 22.
    The New Path High School Alternative School
    1400 East 4th Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99507
    (907) 742-4939

    Grades: 7-12 | 16 students
  • Rank: #13-2213.- 22.
    Nome Youth Facility Alternative School
    4th Ave/k St
    Nome, AK 99762
    (907) 443-5434

    Grades: 5-12 | 2 students
  • Rank: #13-2213.- 22.
    Pacific High School Alternative School
    509 Lincoln
    Sitka, AK 99835
    (907) 747-0525

    Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
  • Rank: #13-2213.- 22.
    S.a.v.e. High School Alternative School
    410 East 56th
    Anchorage, AK 99518
    (907) 742-1250

    Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
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