Top 5 Best Arkansas Alternative Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 alternative public schools serving 730 students in Arkansas.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Arkansas are Hope Academy, Academic Center For Excellence and Badger Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Arkansas alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Best Arkansas Alternative Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hope Academy
Alternative School
Math: 40% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 W 6th St
Hope, AR 71801
(870) 777-3454
Grades: 5-9
| 357 students
Rank: #22.
Academic Center For Excellence
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
21 Funtastic Dr
Cabot, AR 72023
(501) 843-3363
Grades: 7-12
| 265 students
Rank: #33.
Badger Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 W Center St
Beebe, AR 72012
(501) 882-8413
Grades: 7-12
| 47 students
Rank: #44.
Belle Point Alternative Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 Dodson Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(479) 783-7034
Grades: 7-12
| 61 students
Alternative Agencies
Alternative School
800 Apperson St
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-3400
Grades: 3-12
| n/a students

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