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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 121 top alternative public schools in Connecticut, serving 3,847 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 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), 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
  • Stratford Alpha High School Alternative School
    469 Birdseye Street
    Stratford, CT 06615
    (203)385-4298

    Grades: 9-12 | 42 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
  • Oxford Alternative Education High School Alternative School
    61 Quaker Farms Rd.
    Oxford, CT 06478
    (203)888-2468

    Grades: 7-12 | 12 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
  • Norwich Alternative Pathways To Success High School Alternative School
    305 Broadway
    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860)887-2505

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

    Grades: 9-11 | 4 students
  • Somers Aspire High School Alternative School
    5 Vision Blvd
    Somers, CT 06071
    (860)749-2270

    Grades: 9-12 | 7 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
  • Shelton Behavior Modification Elementary School Alternative School
    138 Willoughby Road
    Shelton, CT 06484
    (203)929-1330

    Grades: 1-4 | 10 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
  • Branford Branford High School Horizons Program Alternative School
    185 East Main Street
    Branford, CT 06405
    (203)488-7291

    Grades: 9-12 | 40 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
  • Canton Canton Academy Alternative School
    76 Simonds Avenue
    Canton, CT 06019
    (860)693-7707

    Grades: 11-12 | 3 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
  • Waterbury Crosby Nvcc (waterbury Transition Learning Center) Alternative School
    750 Chase Parkway
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)574-8061

    Grades: 12 | 15 students
  • Mansfield Depot E.o. Smith High School At Depot Campus Alternative School
    85 Depot Rd
    Mansfield Depot, CT 06251
    (860)487-0877

    Grades: 9-12 | 28 students
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