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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 76 top alternative public schools in Connecticut, serving 3,223 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 66% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut state average of 44%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Top Connecticut Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Wallingford A.r.t.s. Academy Alternative School
    70 Pond Hill Road
    Wallingford, CT 06492
    (203)294-6290

    Grades: 6-12 | 17 students
  • Milford Academy Alternative School
    140 Gulf Street
    Milford, CT 06460
    (203)783-3652

    Grades: 9-12 | 47 students
  • Southington Alta High School Alternative School
    242 Main Street
    Southington, CT 06489
    (860)628-3379

    Grades: 9-12 | 33 students
  • Stamford Alternate Routes To Success High School Alternative School
    83 Lockwood Avenue
    Stamford, CT 06902
    (203)977-5620

    Grades: 9-12 | 79 students
  • Danbury Alternative Center For Excellence Alternative School
    26 Locust Ave.
    Danbury, CT 06810
    (203)797-4786

    Grades: 9-12 | 94 students
  • New Britain Alternative Center School Alternative School
    505 South Main St.
    New Britain, CT 06051
    (860)224-6450

    Grades: 7-12 | 51 students
  • Ridgefield Alternative High School Alternative School
    25 Gilbert Street
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203)431-2878

    Grades: 9-11 | 13 students
  • New Fairfield Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    54 Gillotti Road
    New Fairfield, CT 06812
    (203)312-5800

    Grades: 10-12 | 8 students
  • Old Lyme Alternative Program Alternative School
    49 Lyme Street
    Old Lyme, CT 06371
    (860)434-7238

    Grades: 9-11 | 4 students
  • Groton Avery Point Transition Program High School Alternative School
    1084 Shennecossett Road
    Groton, CT 06340
    (860)405-9017

    Grades: 12 | 6 students
  • Colchester Bacon Academy Alternative Education Alternative School
    84 Main Street
    Colchester, CT 06415
    (860)537-8912

    Grades: 10-12 | 15 students
  • Manchester Bentley Alternative Education Program High School Alternative School
    134 East Middle Turnpike
    Manchester, CT 06042
    (860)647-3342

    Grades: 7-12 | 53 students
  • New Haven Blake Street Leadership Academy (step) Alternative School
    446a Blake Street Suite 100
    New Haven, CT 06515
    (203)786-6403

    Grades: 10-12 | 16 students
  • West Haven Blended (molloy) High School Alternative School
    255 Meloy Road
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)931-6830

    Grades: 9-12 | 17 students
  • West Haven Blended High School Alternative School
    1 Mcdonough Plaza
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)937-4360

    Grades: 9-12 | 17 students
  • Bridgeport Bridgeport Correctional Center Alternative School
    1106 North Ave.
    Bridgeport, CT 06604
    (203)579-6131

    Grades: 10-12 | 6 students
  • Bristol Bristol Preparatory Academy Alternative School
    210 Redstone Hill Road
    Bristol, CT 06010
    (860)584-7709

    Grades: 9-12 | 48 students
  • Brooklyn Brooklyn Correctional Institution High School Alternative School
    Route 6
    Brooklyn, CT 06234
    (860)779-4546

    Grades: 12 | 1 students
  • Bridgeport Career And Craftsmanship Alternative School
    418 Kossuth St.
    Bridgeport, CT 06610
    (203)275-1087

    Grades: 9-11 | 27 students
  • Cheshire Cheshire Correctional Institution High School Alternative School
    900 Highland Ave.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203)250-2668

    Grades: 10-12 | 10 students
  • East Windsor Children's Place School Alternative School
    36 Gardner St.
    East Windsor, CT 06088
    (860)292-4048

    Grades: 7-12 | 28 students
  • New Britain Climb High School Alternative School
    183 Steele St.
    New Britain, CT 06052
    (860)827-8505

    Grades: 12 | 18 students
  • East Lyme Coastal Connections High School Alternative School
    315 Flanders Rd
    East Lyme, CT 06333
    (860)691-4424

    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
  • Windsor Community Based Transition Academy Alternative School
    115 Palisado Ave
    Windsor, CT 06095
    (860)841-4375

    Grades: 12 | 11 students
  • Uncasville Corrigan/radgowski Correctional Institution High School Alternative School
    986 Norwich-new London Tpke.
    Uncasville, CT 06382
    (860)848-5729

    Grades: 9-12 | 11 students
  • Coventry Coventry Academy Alternative School
    78 Ripley Hill Road
    Coventry, CT 06238
    (860)742-3532

    Grades: 10-12 | 12 students
  • Wallingford Education Enhancement Program High School Alternative School
    142 Hope Hill Road
    Wallingford, CT 06492
    (203)294-3905

    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
  • Enfield Enfield Correctional Institution Alternative School
    289 Shaker Road
    Enfield, CT 06083
    (860)763-7339

    Grades: 10-11 | 2 students
  • Avon Farmington Valley Regional Diagnostic Center Alternative School
    395 West Avon Road
    Avon, CT 06001
    (860)675-5480

    Grades: 6-12 | 20 students
  • Newtown Garner Correctional Institution High School Alternative School
    50 Nunnawauk Road
    Newtown, CT 06470
    (203)270-2897

    Grades: 10-12 | 17 students
  • Naugatuck Genesis Academy Alternative School
    600 Rubber Avenue
    Naugatuck, CT 06770
    (203)729-8321

    Grades: 9-10 | 11 students
  • Riverside Greenwich Alternative High School Alternative School
    6 Riverside Avenue
    Riverside, CT 06878
    (203)990-0439

    Grades: 9-12 | 32 students
  • Jewett City Griswold Alternative School Alternative School
    1553 Glasgo Road
    Jewett City, CT 06351
    (860)376-9129

    Grades: 8-12 | 14 students
  • Hamden Hamden Collaborative Learning Center Alternative School
    306 Circular Avenue
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203)407-2133

    Grades: 7-12 | 73 students
  • Hartford Hartford Correctional Center Alternative School
    177 Weston St.
    Hartford, CT 06120
    (860)240-1855

    Grades: 10-12 | 8 students
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