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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 6 top alternative public schools in Delaware, serving 1,143 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 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Delaware state average of 54%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Top Delaware Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Wilmington Calloway (cab) School Of The Arts Alternative School
    Magnet School
    100 North Dupont Road
    Wilmington, DE 19807
    (302)651-2700

    Grades: 6-12 | 953 students
  • Frankford Carver (g.w.) Educational Center Alternative School
    30207 Frankford School Road
    Frankford, DE 19945
    (302)732-3800

    Grades: PK-12 | 70 students
  • Wilmington Central School Alternative School
    1621 Telegraph Road
    Wilmington, DE 19804
    (302)992-5550

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Wilmington First State School Alternative School
    501 West 14th Street
    Wilmington, DE 19899
    (302)428-5845

    Grades: K-12 | 24 students
  • Wilmington Pyle (sarah) Academy Alternative School
    501 North Lombard Street
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    (302)429-4158

    Grades: 9-12 | 96 students
  • Laurel Western Sussex Academy Alternative School
    815 Central Avenue
    Laurel, DE 19956
    (302)875-6196

    Grades: 8-12 | n/a students
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