Top 10 Best Idaho Alternative Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 73 alternative public schools serving 5,426 students in Idaho.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Idaho are Franklin County High Schoool, Clover Creek High School and Cossa Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Idaho alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Idaho public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Idaho public school average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Top Idaho Alternative Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Franklin County High Schoool Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    11 S 100 W
    Preston, ID 83263
    (208) 852-2272

    Grades: 9-12 | 42 students
  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    Clover Creek High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    697 Jackson
    Montpelier, ID 83254
    (208) 847-2516

    Grades: 9-12 | 11 students
  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    Cossa Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    109 Penny Lane
    Wilder, ID 83676
    (208) 482-7904

    Grades: 7-12 | 116 students
  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    High Desert Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    104 W. D Street
    Shoshone, ID 83352
    (208) 886-2381

    Grades: 9-12 | 15 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    Black Canyon High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 South Pine Street Suite #
    Emmett, ID 83617
    (208) 365-5552

    Grades: 9-12 | 64 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    Silver Creek High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1060 Fox Acres Road
    Hailey, ID 83333
    (208) 578-5060

    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    Vallivue Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6123 Timber Drive
    Caldwell, ID 83607
    (208) 455-1917

    Grades: 9-12 | 105 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.
    Central High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    379 South 2nd East
    Rexburg, ID 83440
    (208) 359-2337

    Grades: 6-12 | 102 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.
    Emerson High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    335 5th Street
    Idaho Falls, ID 83401
    (208) 524-7800

    Grades: 7-12 | 149 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.
    Idaho Connects Online Alternative School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    12639 Explorer Drive Suite 1
    Boise, ID 83713
    (208) 287-3668

    Grades: 6-12 | 131 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.
    Idaho Youth Challenge Academy Spring Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    117 Timberline Dr. Pierce
    Pierce, ID 83546
    (208) 476-7293

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.
    Independence Alternative High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    155 East Francis Street
    Blackfoot, ID 83221
    (208) 785-8825

    Grades: 7-12 | 108 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.
    Kootenai Bridge Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    606 River Ave.
    Coeur D Alene, ID 83814
    (208) 930-4515

    Grades: 9-12 | 230 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.
    Tammany Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1982 Tammany Creek Road
    Lewiston, ID 83501
    (208) 748-3270

    Grades: 9-12 | 71 students
  • Rank: #15-1715.- 17.
    Central Academy High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6075 North Locus Grove Road
    Meridian, ID 83646
    (208) 855-4325

    Grades: 9-12 | 156 students
  • Rank: #15-1715.- 17.
    Idaho Vision High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1965 S Eagle Rd. Suite 190, Su
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 322-3559

    Grades: 9-12 | 163 students
  • Rank: #15-1715.- 17.
    New Vision High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    205 W Mullan
    Post Falls, ID 83877
    (208) 773-3541

    Grades: 9-12 | 155 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Crossroads Middle School Alternative School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    650 N Nola
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 855-4275

    Grades: 6-8 | 152 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Pathways Middle School Alternative School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1855 East Leigh Field Drive
    Meridian, ID 83646
    (208) 350-4040

    Grades: 6-8 | 129 students
  • Rank: #20-2720.- 27.
    Bennett Mountain High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    550 East Jackson
    Mountain Home, ID 83647
    (208) 587-3837

    Grades: 7-12 | 96 students
  • Rank: #20-2720.- 27.
    Eagle Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 South Academy Avenue
    Eagle, ID 83616
    (208) 939-5386

    Grades: 9-12 | 152 students
  • Rank: #20-2720.- 27.
    Initial Point High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1080 N Ten Mile Rd
    Kuna, ID 83634
    (208) 955-0200

    Grades: 6-12 | 83 students
  • Rank: #20-2720.- 27.
    Jefferson High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    529 N 3470 E
    Menan, ID 83434
    (208) 745-4581

    Grades: 9-12 | 48 students
  • Rank: #20-2720.- 27.
    Kinport Middle School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    655 West Alameda
    Pocatello, ID 83201
    (208) 237-2233

    Grades: 6-8 | 10 students
  • Rank: #20-2720.- 27.
    Lake Pend Oreille High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1005 North Boyer Avenue
    Sandpoint, ID 83864
    (208) 263-6121

    Grades: 9-12 | 85 students
  • Rank: #20-2720.- 27.
    Mountainview Alternative High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7802 West Main Street
    Rathdrum, ID 83858
    (208) 687-0025

    Grades: 7-12 | 83 students
  • Rank: #20-2720.- 27.
    The Patriot Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    330 West Main Street
    Emmett, ID 83617
    (208) 365-3642

    Grades: 6-12 | 31 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Rivervue Middle School Alternative School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    21985 Dixie River Rd
    Caldwell, ID 83607
    (208) 454-8899

    Grades: 6-8 | 63 students
  • Rank: #29-3429.- 34.
    Cassia Jr/sr High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1010 West 17th Street
    Burley, ID 83318
    (208) 878-6630

    Grades: 7-12 | 136 students
  • Rank: #29-3429.- 34.
    Middleton Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5 South Viking Avenue
    Middleton, ID 83644
    (208) 585-6657

    Grades: 7-12 | 88 students
  • Rank: #29-3429.- 34.
    Rebound School Of Opportunity Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1450 East Watertower Street S1
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 350-5233

    Grades: 6-12 | 128 students
  • Rank: #29-3429.- 34.
    Richard Mckenna Charter School - Online Alternative Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1993 E 8th N Ste 105, Suite 10
    Mountain Home, ID 83647
    (208) 580-2449

    Grades: 9-12 | 166 students
  • Rank: #29-3429.- 34.
    Union High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    506 Fletcher Drive
    Nampa, ID 83686
    (208) 498-0559

    Grades: 9-12 | 158 students
  • Rank: #29-3429.- 34.
    Venture High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1619 North 9th
    Coeur D Alene, ID 83814
    (208) 667-7460

    Grades: 8-12 | 134 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Meridian Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2311 East Lanark Street
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 855-4315

    Grades: 9-12 | 167 students
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