District of Columbia Alternative Public Schools

All
(9)
All
(9)
 
High
(6)
High
(6)
 
Middle
(1)
Middle
(1)
 
Elementary
(1)
Elementary
(1)
 
Charter
(2)
Charter
(2)
 
  • There are 9 alternative public schools in District of Columbia, serving 1,768 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 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the District of Columbia state average of 90%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the state average of 12:1.

District of Columbia Alternative Public Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Washington Ballou Stay High School Alternative School
    3401 4th St Se
    Washington, DC 20032
    (202)645-3390

    Grades: 9-12 | 477 students
  • Washington Choice Academy At Emery Alternative School
    1720 1st St. Ne
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202)939-4350

    Grades: 9-10 | 2 students
  • Washington Dc Youth Re Engagement Center Alternative School
    4058 Minnesota Ave Ne
    Washington, DC 20019
    (202)698-3532

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Washington Incarcerated Youth Program Correctional Detention Facility High School Alternative School
    1901 D St Se
    Washington, DC 20003
    (202)698-5978

    Grades: 9-12 | 34 students
  • Washington Maya Angelou Young Adult Learning Center Alternative School
    Charter School
    5600 E Capitol St Ne
    Washington, DC 20019
    (202)289-8898

    Grades: AE | 136 students
  • Washington Roosevelt Stay At Macfarland High School Alternative School
    4400 Iowa Ave Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202)576-8399

    Grades: 9-12 | 776 students
  • Washington Washington Metropolitan High School Formerly Yea Alternative School
    300 Bryant St Nw
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202)939-3610

    Grades: 9-12 | 150 students
  • Washington Youth Services Center Alternative School
    1000 Mt Olivet Rd Ne
    Washington, DC 20003
    (202)576-8388

    Grades: 7-12 | 77 students
  • Washington Youthbuild Pcs Alternative School
    Charter School
    3014 14th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20009
    (202)319-0141

    Grades: K-5 | 116 students
Recent Articles
Cell phone policies are changing at schools across the country, and some are even embracing the technology to enhance the learning experience or improve student safety.
Childhood obesity rates continue to climb. While many public schools have implemented policies and programs to combat the problem, there is always more to be done. Keep reading to learn what schools are doing to prevent obesity and how you can help.
Food allergies are no laughing matter and it doesn't take long for them to become dangerous. Keep reading to learn how to keep your child safe at school if he has a food allergy.