Top 10 Best Arizona Alternative Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 60 alternative public schools serving 8,857 students in Arizona.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Arizona are Kyrene De Los Lagos School, Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman and Davis Bilingual Magnet 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 32% (versus the 44% 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).

Top Arizona Alternative Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Kyrene De Los Lagos School Alternative School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17001 S 34th Way
    Phoenix, AZ 85048
    (480) 541-3200

    Grades: PK-5 | 466 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Alternative School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2600 W. Knox
    Chandler, AZ 85224
    (480) 812-7000

    Grades: PK-6 | 723 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Davis Bilingual Magnet School Alternative School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    500 W. St. Mary's Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85701
    (520) 225-6060

    Grades: PK-5 | 295 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Capps Elementary School Alternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3375 Buckskin Canyon Road
    Heber, AZ 85928
    (928) 535-4667

    Grades: 4-6 | 131 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Tuba City Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    East Spruce Dr.
    Tuba City, AZ 86045
    (928) 283-1001

    Grades: 7-12 | 26 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Sun Valley Elementary School Alternative School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    8361 N 95th Ave
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623) 412-4825

    Grades: PK-8 | 891 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Encanto School Alternative School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1426 W Osborn Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85013
    (602) 707-2000

    Grades: PK-8 | 661 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Hope High School Online Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5651 W. Talavi Blvd.
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (602) 674-5555

    Grades: 7-12 | 126 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Osborn Middle School Alternative School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1102 W Highland Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85013
    (602) 707-2000

    Grades: 7-8 | 545 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Project More High School Alternative School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    440 S. Park
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520) 225-6060

    Grades: 9-12 | 72 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Longview Elementary School Alternative School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1209 East Indian School Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85014
    (602) 707-2000

    Grades: PK-8 | 561 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Challenger Middle School Alternative School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6905 W. Maryland Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85303
    (623) 237-4000

    Grades: 4-8 | 721 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Solano School Alternative School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1526 West Missouri Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85015
    (602) 707-2000

    Grades: PK-8 | 606 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Desert Rose Academy Charter School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    326 W. Fort Lowell Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85741
    (520) 696-0819

    Grades: 9-12 | 172 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Glendale Union High School District Online Learning Academy Alternative School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4530 W. Northern Ave., Suite 2
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (623) 435-7300

    Grades: 9-12 | 123 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Mountain Vista School Alternative School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2618 W. El Paseo
    Oracle, AZ 85623
    (520) 896-3071

    Grades: PK-8 | 360 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Peoria Flex Academy Alternative School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7565 W. Peoria Avenue Ste. A
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623) 486-6000

    Grades: 8-12 | 79 students
  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    Alternative Computerized Education (Ace) Charter High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1929 North Stone Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520) 628-8316

    Grades: 9-12 | 346 students
  • Rank: #18-2118.- 21.
    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: #18-2118.- 21.
    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: #18-2118.- 21.
    Parker Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1001 Kofa Ave
    Parker, AZ 85344
    (928) 669-9244

    Grades: 9-12 | 33 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Mountain Rose Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3686 W. Orange Grove Rd. 192
    Tucson, AZ 85741
    (520) 797-4884

    Grades: 9-12 | 249 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Durango Transitional Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3125 West Durango
    Phoenix, AZ 85009
    (602) 452-4700

    Grades: 3-12 | 81 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Edge High School - Himmel Park Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2555 East First Street
    Tucson, AZ 85716
    (520) 881-1389

    Grades: 9-12 | 154 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Pima Rose Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1690 W. Irvington Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85741
    (520) 797-4884

    Grades: 9-12 | 346 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Bostrom Alternative Center Alternative School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3535 N. 27th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85017
    (602) 764-1100

    Grades: 9-12 | 213 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Mesa Transitional Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1810 S. Lewis St.
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    (602) 506-2707

    Grades: 3-12 | 54 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Canyon Rose Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2401 S. Wilmot Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85741
    (520) 514-5112

    Grades: 9-12 | 224 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Vista Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2350 Virginia Drive
    Yuma, AZ 85364
    (928) 502-4600

    Grades: 9-12 | 132 students
  • Rank: #30-6030.- 60.
    Adobe Mountain School Alternative School
    2800 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85027
    (623) 582-1180

    Grades: 5-12 | 154 students
  • Rank: #30-6030.- 60.
    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 student
  • Rank: #30-6030.- 60.
    Aoc-graham County Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    919 Thatcher
    Safford, AZ 85546
    (928) 865-2822

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #30-6030.- 60.
    Aoc-pinal County Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    450 W Adamsville Rd
    Florence, AZ 85232
    (520) 868-7178

    Grades: Inquire with school | 17 students
  • Rank: #30-6030.- 60.
    Aoc-santa Cruz County Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    1260 N. Hohokam
    Nogales, AZ 85621
    (520) 761-7906

    Grades: 3-12 | 8 students
  • Rank: #30-6030.- 60.
    Aoc-yavapai County Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    960 Division St
    Prescott, AZ 86301
    (928) 771-3156

    Grades: 6-12 | 12 students
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