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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 145 alternative public schools in Illinois, serving 6,999 students.
  • Illinois alternative public school have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 38% statewide average).
  • The top ranked alternative public schools in Illinois are Stem Partnership School, Thomas Metcalf School and Paris Cooperative High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the Illinois public school average of 15:1.

Top Illinois Alternative Public Schools (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Academic Behavior&community Academy Alternative School
    1416 Maine St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217)228-7175

    Grades: 10-12 | 24 students
  • Acceleration Academies Llc Alternative School
    1001 N Miami Beach Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (305)995-1430

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Adams County Rssp Alternative School
    1416 Maine St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217)228-7175

    Grades: 11-12 | 48 students
  • Alop Academic Learning Program Alternative School
    201 Scoville Ave
    Oak Park, IL 60302
    (708)383-0700

    Grades: Inquire with school | n/a students
  • Arc Alternative School
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-8438

    Grades: 10-12 | 11 students
  • Arcola Bridges/beacons Rssp Alternative School
    115 Egyptian Trl
    Arcola, IL 61910
    (217)862-4101

    Grades: 11 | 7 students
  • Aspire Alternative High School Alternative School
    900 W Edgar Ave
    Effingham, IL 62401
    (217)342-2865

    Grades: 11-12 | 32 students
  • Assist Rssp 12 Alternative School
    Po Box 77
    Willow Hill, IL 62480
    (618)455-3605

    Grades: 8-10 | 9 students
  • Assist Taoep 12 Alternative School
    Po Box 77
    Willow Hill, IL 62480
    (618)455-3605

    Grades: 11 | 34 students
  • B H R A Cooperative High School Alternative School
    Po Box 350
    Bismarck, IL 61814
    (217)759-7291

    Grades: 9-12 | 342 students
  • Ccsi Alternative School Alternative School
    6137 Beck Rd
    Red Bud, IL 62278
    (618)473-2222

    Grades: 12 | 63 students
  • Center For Education Opp Alternative School
    201 Staunton Rd
    Troy, IL 62294
    (618)667-0633

    Grades: Inquire with school | 54 students
  • Centralia Alternative School Alternative School
    1000 E 3rd St
    Centralia, IL 62801
    (618)532-8465

    Grades: Inquire with school | 49 students
  • Chrismont Safe School Alternative School
    316 E South St
    Nokomis, IL 62075
    (217)563-7600

    Grades: 10 | 23 students
  • Clnton/mrn/wshngtn Pre-kind Prog Alternative School
    1710 Broadway St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618)244-8040

    Grades: Inquire with school | n/a students
  • Coolidge Rssp Alternative School
    3428 Ave Of Cities
    Moline, IL 61265
    (309)743-8587

    Grades: 8 | 4 students
  • Cope Alternative School Alternative School
    1725b Shomaker Dr
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618)684-2913

    Grades: 10 | 7 students
  • Dream Academy Alternative School
    46 S Gifford St
    Elgin, IL 60120
    (847)888-5000

    Grades: 10-11 | 140 students
  • Dupage Alop Alternative School
    421 N County Farm Rd
    Wheaton, IL 60187
    (630)407-5772

    Grades: 10-11 | 5 students
  • East Aurora High School Rssp Alternative School
    1685 N Farnsworth Av
    Aurora, IL 60505
    (630)232-5963

    Grades: 10 | 12 students
  • Echo Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    409 E Washington St
    Benton, IL 62812
    (618)983-6628

    Grades: 9-11 | 23 students
  • Evergreen Academy Alternative School
    6506 National St
    Union, IL 60180
    (815)923-2789

    Grades: 9-11 | 19 students
  • Five County Regional Alternative Alternative School
    1001 Walnut Street
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618)687-7290

    Grades: Inquire with school | n/a students
  • Flex Program Alternative School
    704 W Abe St
    Plano, IL 60545
    (630)552-3178

    Grades: 12 | 7 students
  • Focus Safe School Program Alternative School
    1500 W Jefferson St
    Vandalia, IL 62471
    (618)283-9311

    Grades: 7-8 | 12 students
  • Freeport Alternative High School Alternative School
    1330 S Locust Ave
    Freeport, IL 61032
    (815)233-0796

    Grades: 12 | 45 students
  • Futures Unlimited Alternative School
    250 E William St
    Decatur, IL 62523
    (217)429-1054

    Grades: 11-12 | 93 students
  • Gifford Street Regional Safe School Prog Alternative School
    46 S Gifford St
    Elgin, IL 60120
    (630)232-5963

    Grades: 11 | 52 students
  • Greeley Alternative School Alternative School
    1800 Ne Perry Ave
    Peoria, IL 61603
    (309)672-6520

    Grades: 7 | 25 students
  • Harbor Academy Regional Safe School Prg Alternative School
    605 N Hillside Ave
    Hillside, IL 60162
    (708)236-3250

    Grades: 10 | 16 students
  • I Kan Regional Alternatve Att Center Alternative School
    50 W Industrial Dr
    Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815)933-4918

    Grades: 11 | 24 students
  • Il Center For Rehab & Educ-r Alternative School
    1950 W Roosevelt Rd
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (312)433-3181

    Grades: 4-12 | 25 students
  • Il Mathematics & Science Academy Alternative School
    Magnet School
    1500 Sullivan Rd
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630)907-5053

    Grades: 10-12 | 627 students
  • Il Youth Center - Pere Marquette Alternative School
    17808 State Hwy 100w
    Grafton, IL 62037
    (618)786-2371

    Grades: 8-12 | 26 students
  • Illinois Youth Center - Street Charles Alternative School
    3825 Campton Hills
    Saint Charles, IL 60175
    (630)584-0506

    Grades: 8-12 | 63 students
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