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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 89 top alternative public schools in Colorado, serving 16,769 students.
  • Alternative schools aim to help students whose needs may not be successfully met in regular schools.
  • Students who attend alternative schools and may be at risk of educational failure (as indicated by poor grades, truancy, disruptive behavior, pregnancy, or similar factors associated with temporary or permanent withdrawal from school).
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado state average of 46%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the state average of 18:1.

Top Colorado Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Center Academic Recovery Center Of San Luis Valley Alternative School
    550 S. Sylvester Avenue
    Center, CO 81125
    (719)754-2859

    Grades: 9-12 | 5 students
  • Denver Ace Community Challenge School Alternative School
    Charter School
    948 Santa Fe Drive
    Denver, CO 80204
    (303)436-9588

    Grades: 8-10 | 133 students
  • Brighton Adams Youth Service Center Alternative School
    1933 East Bridge Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303)659-4450

    Grades: 4-12 | 27 students
  • Alamosa Alamosa Ombudsman School Of Excellence Alternative School
    2431 Main Street
    Alamosa, CO 81101
    (719)937-2112

    Grades: 6-12 | 42 students
  • Boulder Arapahoe Ridge High School Alternative School
    6600 Arapahoe Avenue
    Boulder, CO 80303
    (720)561-5220

    Grades: 9-12 | 141 students
  • Colorado Springs Aspen Valley Campus High School Alternative School
    1450 Chapel Hills Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    (719)234-6000

    Grades: 7-12 | 151 students
  • Colorado Springs Bijou School Alternative School
    2115 Afton Way
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719)328-7900

    Grades: 9-12 | 119 students
  • Boulder Boulder Prep Charter High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    5075 Chaparral Court #1
    Boulder, CO 80301
    (303)545-6186

    Grades: 9-12 | 122 students
  • Denver Brady Exploration School Alternative School
    5220 W. Ohio Avenue
    Denver, CO 80226
    (303)982-6722

    Grades: 9-12 | 238 students
  • Carbondale Bridges High School Alternative School
    455 South 3rd Street
    Carbondale, CO 81623
    (970)384-5995

    Grades: 9-12 | 83 students
  • Brighton Brighton Heritage Academy Alternative School
    830 Bridge Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303)655-2850

    Grades: 6-12 | 192 students
  • Monte Vista Byron Syring Delta Center Alternative School
    345 Prospect
    Monte Vista, CO 81144
    (719)852-2212

    Grades: 7-12 | 33 students
  • Greeley Centennial Boces High School Alternative School
    2020 Clubhouse Drive
    Greeley, CO 80634
    (970)356-7404

    Grades: 11-12 | 135 students
  • Fort Collins Centennial High School Alternative School
    330 East Laurel Street
    Fort Collins, CO 80524
    (970)488-4940

    Grades: 9-12 | 154 students
  • Buena Vista Chaffee County High School Alternative School
    613 East Main Street
    Buena Vista, CO 81211
    (719)395-4064

    Grades: 7-12 | 39 students
  • Castle Rock Cloverleaf Home Education Alternative School
    312 Cantril Street Ste 101
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    (303)387-0100

    Grades: K-12 | 352 students
  • Denver Colorado High School Charter Alternative School
    Charter School
    1175 Osage Street #100
    Denver, CO 80204
    (303)892-8475

    Grades: 9-12 | 254 students
  • Englewood Colorado's Finest High School Of Choice Alternative School
    2323 West Baker
    Englewood, CO 80110
    (303)934-5786

    Grades: 9-12 | 291 students
  • Colorado Springs Community Prep Charter School Alternative School
    Charter School
    332 East Willamette Avenue
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903
    (719)227-8836

    Grades: 9-12 | 264 students
  • Golden Connections Learning Center On Earle Johnson C Alternative School
    1200 Johnson Road
    Golden, CO 80401
    (303)982-7004

    Grades: 7-12 | 38 students
  • Denver Contemporary Learning Academy Alternative School
    200 E. 9th Ave.
    Denver, CO 80203
    (720)423-6900

    Grades: 6-12 | 167 students
  • Castle Rock Daniel C Oakes High School--castle Rock Alternative School
    15 South Gilbert Street
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    (303)387-0650

    Grades: 9-12 | 158 students
  • Delta Delta Academy Of Applied Learning Alternative School
    239 E 6th Street
    Delta, CO 81416
    (970)874-0835

    Grades: 5-8 | 26 students
  • Delta Delta Vision School Alternative School
    Charter School
    1080 Pioneer Rd
    Delta, CO 81416
    (970)874-8226

    Grades: K-12 | 446 students
  • Denver Denver Center For 21st Learning At Wyman Alternative School
    1690 Williams Street
    Denver, CO 80218
    (720)424-2980

    Grades: 6-12 | 220 students
  • Colorado Springs Discovery High School Alternative School
    701 Widefield Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80911
    (719)391-3121

    Grades: 9-12 | 60 students
  • Grand Junction Dual Immersion Academy School Alternative School
    552 A West Main Street
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6070

    Grades: PK-5 | 303 students
  • Durango Durango Big Picture High School Alternative School
    215 East 12th Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)259-0203

    Grades: 9-12 | 91 students
  • Littleton Eagle Academy Alternative School
    9375 Cresthill Lane
    Littleton, CO 80130
    (303)387-2700

    Grades: 9-12 | 138 students
  • Colorado Springs Early College High School Alternative School
    2115 Afton Way
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719)328-3009

    Grades: 9-12 | 150 students
  • Denver Emily Griffith Technical College High School Alternative School
    1860 Lincoln St.
    Denver, CO 80203
    (720)423-4901

    Grades: 9-12 | 391 students
  • Estes Park Estes Park Options School Alternative School
    1575 South St. Vrain Avenue
    Estes Park, CO 80517
    (970)586-2361

    Grades: K-12 | 36 students
  • Denver Excel Academy Alternative School
    1825 S. Federal Blvd.
    Denver, CO 80219
    (720)424-2250

    Grades: 9-12 | 216 students
  • Denver Florence Crittenton High School Alternative School
    55 South Zuni
    Denver, CO 80223
    (720)423-7900

    Grades: 9-12 | 120 students
  • Elizabeth Frontier High School Alternative School
    589 South Banner Street
    Elizabeth, CO 80107
    (303)646-9345

    Grades: 9-12 | 54 students
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