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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 41 top alternative public schools in Georgia, serving 2,723 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 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Georgia state average of 59%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Top Georgia Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Midland Aaron Cohn Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    7700 Chattsworth Rd
    Midland, GA 31820
    (706)568-2498

    Grades: 8-10 | 15 students
  • Albany Albany Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    2030 Newton Rd
    Albany, GA 31701
    (229)430-1958

    Grades: 8 | 1 students
  • Winder Alternative School Alternative School
    106 Church St
    Winder, GA 30680
    (770)867-2900

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Atlanta Aps-forrest Hills Academy Alternative School
    2930 Forrest Hills Dr Sw
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    (404)591-7275

    Grades: 6-12 | 184 students
  • Augusta Augusta Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    3485 Mike Padgett Hwy
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706)771-7854

    Grades: 8-10 | 12 students
  • Augusta Augusta Youth Development Campus Alternative School
    3481 Mike Padgett Hwy
    Augusta, GA 30906
    (706)792-7521

    Grades: 6-12 | 79 students
  • Thomasville Bishop Hall Charter School Alternative School
    Charter School
    220 N Pinetree Blvd
    Thomasville, GA 31792
    (229)227-1397

    Grades: 8-12 | 190 students
  • Rome Bob Richards Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    200 Marable Way Nw
    Rome, GA 30165
    (706)295-6035

    Grades: 8-11 | 10 students
  • Summerville Chattooga Academy Alternative School
    989 Highway 114
    Summerville, GA 30747
    (706)859-2263

    Grades: 1-12 | 76 students
  • Claxton Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    3609 Bill Hodges Rd
    Claxton, GA 30417
    (912)739-4807

    Grades: 6-10 | 8 students
  • Atlanta Crim High School Alternative School
    256 Clifton St Se
    Atlanta, GA 30317
    (404)802-5800

    Grades: 8-12 | 181 students
  • Cordele Crisp Rydc Alternative School
    130 Rehab Rd
    Cordele, GA 31015
    (229)271-4900

    Grades: 6-11 | 16 students
  • Stone Mountain Dekalb Alternative School Alternative School
    5855 Memorial Dr
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (678)676-2302

    Grades: 6-12 | 166 students
  • Decatur Dekalb Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    2946 Clifton Springs Rd
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (404)244-2183

    Grades: 7-10 | 9 students
  • Forsyth Department Of Corrections Alternative School
    300 Patrol Rd
    Forsyth, GA 31029
    (478)992-5916

    Grades: 5-12 | 19 students
  • Atlanta Department Of Human Resources High School Alternative School
    2 Peachtree Street Nw, 11 Th F
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    (404)657-0435

    Grades: 12 | 100 students
  • Eastman Eastman Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    181 Industrial Blvd
    Eastman, GA 31023
    (912)374-6766

    Grades: 8-10 | 3 students
  • Eastman Eastman Youth Development Campus High School Alternative School
    176 Freaman Graham Blvd
    Eastman, GA 31023
    (478)374-6910

    Grades: 8-12 | 42 students
  • Macon Elam Alexander Academy At Burke Alternative School
    2051 2nd St
    Macon, GA 31201
    (478)779-3930

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Dalton Elbert Shaw Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    2735 Underwood Rd Ne
    Dalton, GA 30721
    (706)272-2309

    Grades: 8-11 | 5 students
  • Gainesville Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    450 Crescent Dr
    Gainesville, GA 30501
    (770)535-5457

    Grades: 7-10 | 19 students
  • Marietta George W. Hartmann Center Alternative School
    729 Lawrence St Ne
    Marietta, GA 30060
    (770)971-7801

    Grades: 8-11 | 21 students
  • Carrollton Goal Program Alternative School
    1075 Newnan Rd
    Carrollton, GA 30116
    (770)830-5012

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Lawrenceville Gwinnett Intervention Education (give) Center East Alternative School
    723 Hi Hope Rd
    Lawrenceville, GA 30043
    (770)338-4855

    Grades: 6-12 | 219 students
  • Alpharetta Independence High School Alternative School
    86 School Dr
    Alpharetta, GA 30009
    (770)521-7611

    Grades: 9-12 | 172 students
  • Macon Macon Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    4164 Riggins Mill Rd
    Macon, GA 31217
    (912)751-3400

    Grades: 8-10 | 5 students
  • Macon Macon Youth Development Campus High School Alternative School
    4160 Riggins Mill Rd
    Macon, GA 31217
    (478)751-3432

    Grades: 8-12 | 27 students
  • Marietta Marietta Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    1575 County Services Pkwy Sw
    Marietta, GA 30008
    (770)528-4247

    Grades: 7-11 | 15 students
  • Hampton Martha K. Glaze Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    11850 Hastings Bridge Rd
    Hampton, GA 30228
    (770)603-4664

    Grades: 8-10 | 14 students
  • Atlanta Mcclarin High School Alternative School
    3605 Main St
    Atlanta, GA 30337
    (404)669-8080

    Grades: 9-12 | 211 students
  • Atlanta Metro Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    1300 Constitution Rd Se
    Atlanta, GA 30316
    (404)635-4415

    Grades: 7-11 | 38 students
  • Midland Muscogee Youth Development Center Alternative School
    7700 Chattsworth Rd
    Midland, GA 31820
    (706)569-2863

    Grades: 7-12 | 49 students
  • Covington Newton College And Career Academy Alternative School
    144 Ram Dr
    Covington, GA 30014
    (678)625-6769

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Lawrenceville Phoenix High School Alternative School
    501 W Pike St
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (770)513-6862

    Grades: 9-12 | 569 students
  • Sandersville Sandersville Regional Youth Detention Center Alternative School
    423 Industrial Dr
    Sandersville, GA 31082
    (912)552-3919

    Grades: 6-9 | 6 students
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