Top 10 Best Arizona Alternative Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 58 alternative public schools serving 8,518 students in Arizona.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Arizona are Kyrene De Los Lagos School, Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman and Capps Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Arizona alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Best Arizona Alternative Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kyrene De Los Lagos School
Alternative School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17001 S 34th Way
Phoenix, AZ 85048
(480) 541-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 466 students
Rank: #22.
Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman
Alternative School
Math: 73% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2600 W. Knox
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 812-7000
Grades: PK-6
| 723 students
Rank: #33.
Capps Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3375 Buckskin Canyon Road
Heber, AZ 85928
(928) 535-4667
Grades: 4-6
| 131 students
Rank: #44.
Davis Bilingual Magnet School
Alternative School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 W. St. Mary's Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 225-6060
Grades: PK-5
| 295 students
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Adobe Mountain School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2800 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(623) 582-1180
Grades: 5-12
| 154 students
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Jail-maricopa County Sheriffs Office
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
225 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85003
(602) 256-5367
Grades: 9-12
| 10 students
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Parker Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1001 Kofa Ave
Parker, AZ 85344
(928) 669-9244
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
Rank: #5 - 85. - 8.
Teenage Parent Program - Tapp
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
102 N. Plumer
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 225-6060
Grades: 6-12
| 67 students
Rank: #99.
Encanto School
Alternative School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1426 W Osborn Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 707-2000
Grades: PK-8
| 661 students
Rank: #1010.
Hope High School Online
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2225 W. Whispering Wind Dr 205
Phoenix, AZ 85085
(602) 674-5555
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1111.
Sun Valley Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8361 N 95th Ave
Peoria, AZ 85345
(623) 412-4825
Grades: PK-8
| 891 students
Rank: #1212.
Glendale Union High School District Online Learning Academy
Alternative School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4530 W. Northern Ave., Suite 2
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 435-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 123 students
Rank: #1313.
Osborn Middle School
Alternative School
Math: 37% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1102 W Highland Street
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 707-2000
Grades: 7-8
| 545 students
Rank: #1414.
Longview Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: 36% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1209 East Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 707-2000
Grades: PK-8
| 561 students
Rank: #1515.
Solano School
Alternative School
Math: 28% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1526 West Missouri Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85015
(602) 707-2000
Grades: PK-8
| 606 students
Rank: #1616.
Challenger Middle School
Alternative School
Math: 26% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6905 W. Maryland Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4000
Grades: 4-8
| 721 students
Rank: #1717.
Mountain Vista School
Alternative School
Math: 24% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2618 W. El Paseo
Oracle, AZ 85623
(520) 896-3071
Grades: PK-8
| 360 students
Rank: #1818.
Edge High School - Himmel Park
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2555 East First Street
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 881-1389
Grades: 9-12
| 154 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Camp Verde Accommodation School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
462 South Main Street
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
(928) 567-8076
Grades: 6-12
| 17 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Desert Rose Academy Charter School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
326 W. Fort Lowell Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 696-0819
Grades: 9-12
| 172 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Mary Meredith K-12 School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
755 N Magnolia Ave
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 225-6060
Grades: K-12
| 41 students
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Project More High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
440 S. Park
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 225-6060
Grades: 9-12
| 72 students
Rank: #2323.
Alternative Computerized Education (Ace) Charter High School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1929 North Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 628-8316
Grades: 9-12
| 346 students
Rank: #2424.
Canyon Rose Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2401 S. Wilmot Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 514-5112
Grades: 9-12
| 224 students
Rank: #2525.
Peoria Flex Academy
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7565 W. Peoria Avenue Ste. A
Peoria, AZ 85345
(623) 486-6000
Grades: 8-12
| 79 students
Rank: #2626.
Mountain Rose Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3686 W. Orange Grove Rd. 192
Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 797-4884
Grades: 9-12
| 249 students
Rank: #2727.
Pima Rose Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1690 W. Irvington Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 797-4884
Grades: 9-12
| 346 students
Rank: #2828.
Bostrom Alternative Center
Alternative School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3535 N. 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85017
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 213 students
Aoc-cochise County Juvenile Dentention Centre
Alternative School
100 S Colonia De Salud Suite,
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(520) 803-3006
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Aoc-graham County Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
919 Thatcher
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 865-2822
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Aoc-pinal County Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
450 W Adamsville Rd
Florence, AZ 85232
(520) 868-7178
Grades: Inquire with school
| 17 students
Aoc-santa Cruz County Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
1260 N. Hohokam
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 761-7906
Grades: 3-12
| 8 students
Aoc-yavapai County Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
960 Division St
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 771-3156
Grades: 6-12
| 12 students
Aoc-yuma County Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
2795 S. Avenue B
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 314-1827
Grades: 11
| 1 students
Aoc_gila County Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
1425 South Street
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 425-6051
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
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