Top 10 Best Georgia Alternative Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 30 alternative public schools serving 16,321 students in Georgia.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Georgia are Eastman Youth Development Campus, Telfair Alternative Preparation School and Augusta Youth Development Campus. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Georgia alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 62% (majority Black).

Best Georgia Alternative Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Eastman Youth Development Campus
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
176 Freaman Graham Blvd
Eastman, GA 31023
(478) 374-6910
Grades: 9-12
| 22 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Telfair Alternative Preparation School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
212 Huckabee St
Mc Rae Helena, GA 31055
(229) 868-5661
Grades: 7-11
| 10 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Augusta Youth Development Campus
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3481 Mike Padgett Hwy
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 792-7521
Grades: 8-12
| 48 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Macon Youth Development Campus
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4160 Riggins Mill Rd
Macon, GA 31217
(478) 751-3432
Grades: 9-11
| 22 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Muscogee Youth Development Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7700 Chattsworth Rd
Midland, GA 31820
(706) 569-2863
Grades: 8-12
| 51 students
Rank: #66.
Georgia Cyber Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 24% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
1745 Phoenix Blvd Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30349
(404) 334-4790
Grades: K-12
| 14,286 students
Rank: #77.
Phoenix High School
Alternative School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
501 W Pike St
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
(770) 513-6862
Grades: 9-12
| 738 students
Rank: #88.
Independence High School
Alternative School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
791 Mimosa Blvd
Roswell, GA 30075
(470) 254-6339
Grades: 9-12
| 254 students
Rank: #99.
Gwinnett Intervention Education (Give) Center East
Alternative School
Math: 10% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
723 Hi Hope Rd
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
(770) 338-4855
Grades: 7-12
| 167 students
Rank: #1010.
Bishop Hall Charter School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
220 N Pinetree Blvd
Thomasville, GA 31792
(229) 227-1397
Grades: 8-12
| 220 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Aps-forrest Hills Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2930 Forrest Hills Dr Sw
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 591-7275
Grades: 7-12
| 33 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Dekalb Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5855 Memorial Dr
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
(678) 676-2302
Grades: 7-12
| 79 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Mcclarin High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3605 Main St
Atlanta, GA 30337
(470) 254-8080
Grades: 10-12
| 194 students
Rank: n/an/a
Aaron Cohn Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
7700-b Chattsworth Rd
Midland, GA 31820
(706) 568-2498
Grades: 7-11
| 17 students
Rank: n/an/a
Augusta Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
3485 Mike Padgett Hwy
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 771-7854
Grades: 8-10
| 11 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bob Richards Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
200 Marable Way Nw
Rome, GA 30165
(706) 295-6035
Grades: 9-11
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
3609 Bill Hodges Rd
Claxton, GA 30417
(912) 739-4807
Grades: 7-10
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
Crisp Rydc
Alternative School
130 Haralson Rd
Cordele, GA 31015
(222) 271-4900
Grades: 6-11
| 12 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dekalb Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
2946 Clifton Springs Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 244-2183
Grades: 9-10
| 4 students
Rank: n/an/a
Department Of Corrections
Alternative School
300 Patrol Rd
Forsyth, GA 31029
(478) 992-5916
Grades: 9-11
| 49 students
Rank: n/an/a
Department Of Human Resources
Alternative School
2 Peachtree Street Nw - 11th F
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 657-0435
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Elbert Shaw Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
2735 Underwood Rd Ne
Dalton, GA 30721
(706) 272-2309
Grades: 10
| 2 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
450 Crescent Dr
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 535-5457
Grades: 9-11
| 12 students
Rank: n/an/a
Macon Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
4164 Riggins Mill Rd
Macon, GA 31217
(912) 751-3400
Grades: 8-11
| 11 students
Rank: n/an/a
Marietta Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
1575 County Services Pkwy Sw
Marietta, GA 30008
(770) 528-4247
Grades: 8-11
| 10 students
Rank: n/an/a
Martha K. Glaze Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
11850 Hastings Bridge Rd
Hampton, GA 30228
(770) 603-4664
Grades: 9-12
| 12 students
Rank: n/an/a
Metro Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
1300 Constitution Rd Se
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 635-4415
Grades: 6-11
| 26 students
Rank: n/an/a
Savannah Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
191 Carl Griffin Dr
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 652-3879
Grades: 8-11
| 13 students
Rank: n/an/a
T J Loftiss Ii Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
400 S Pinetree Blvd
Thomasville, GA 31792
(912) 227-2764
Grades: 8-9
| 5 students
Rank: n/an/a
Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center
Alternative School
3275 Harris Rd
Waycross, GA 31503
(912) 287-6680
Grades: 7-11
| 7 students

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