Top 10 Best Kentucky Alternative Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 185 alternative public schools serving 8,917 students in Kentucky.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Kentucky are Bavel, Carter G. Woodson Academy and Beacon Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kentucky alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Best Kentucky Alternative Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bavel
Alternative School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
113 West Public Square
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 670-3301
Grades: 6-12
| 236 students
Rank: #22.
Carter G. Woodson Academy
Alternative School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1813 Charleston Drive
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 381-3370
Grades: 6-12
| 215 students
Rank: #33.
Beacon Academy
Alternative School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1022 West Main Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 842-0702
Grades: 8-12
| 80 students
Rank: #4 - 84. - 8.
Alexandria Educational Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
51 Orchard Ln
Alexandria, KY 41001
(859) 635-9113
Grades: 7-12
| 30 students
Rank: #4 - 84. - 8.
Fayette Regional Juvenile Det Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3475 Spurr Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 246-2806
Grades: 6-12
| 38 students
Rank: #4 - 84. - 8.
Hopkins County Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
110 Sugg Street
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 825-6059
Grades: 6-12
| 6 students
Rank: #4 - 84. - 8.
Jackson Academy Middle School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
877 Jackson Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 467-0293
Grades: 4-8
| 1 students
Rank: #4 - 84. - 8.
Perry County Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
72 Edna Lane
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 436-4932
Grades: K-8
| 5 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Bardstown Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1345 Templin Av
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8829
Grades: 6-12
| 22 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Barnabus Home Middle School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4500 Highway 30 W
Annville, KY 40402
(606) 304-2111
Grades: 6-8
| 1 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Bell County Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9828 Us Hwy 25e Second Floor
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-0957
Grades: 4-12
| 35 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Breathitt Regional Juvenile Det Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2725 Hwy 30 W
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 295-2350
Grades: 6-12
| 16 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Buckhorn Childrens Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
116 Buckhorn Lane
Buckhorn, KY 41721
(606) 398-7000
Grades: K-12
| 23 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Buckner Alternative High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1350 N Hwy 393
Buckner, KY 40010
(502) 222-3767
Grades: 4-12
| 44 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Bullitt Alternative Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
381 High School Dr
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
(502) 869-6700
Grades: 6-12
| 20 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Butler County Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
178 Academic Way, Suite 200
Morgantown, KY 42261
(270) 526-2264
Grades: 6-12
| 16 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Cadet Leadership Education Program
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2665 Hwy 30 W
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 295-2267
Grades: 7-12
| 19 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Calloway Alternative Instructional Facility
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2003 College Farm Rd.
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 762-7318
Grades: 10-12
| 17 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Calloway County Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2003 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 762-7318
Grades: 6-12
| 12 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Carroll County Alternative Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
519 Park Ave
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-7112
Grades: 6-12
| 16 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Christian County Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
210 Glass Ave
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
(270) 887-7390
Grades: 7-12
| 19 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Commander Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
120 Mackville Hill
Springfield, KY 40069
(859) 336-5470
Grades: 9-12
| 24 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Covington Adult High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
212 Levassor Drive
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 292-5864
Grades: 9-12
| 8 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Crossroads Treatment Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
854 Tunnel Hill Church Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 360-0428
Grades: 7-12
| 11 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Family Care Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1135 Red Mile Pl
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 218-2273
Grades: 9-12
| 40 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Fort Logan School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
305 Danville Ave
Stanford, KY 40484
(606) 365-1333
Grades: 6-12
| 150 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Gateway Academy High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1211 Eagles Way
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4979
Grades: 7-12
| 44 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Gateway Children's Services
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
37 North Maysville
Mount Sterling, KY 40353
(859) 497-6428
Grades: 5-12
| 14 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Hardin County Day Treatment Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
643 Westport Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-8800
Grades: 6-12
| 17 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Hope Hill Children's Home
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 Hope Rd
Hope, KY 40334
(859) 498-5230
Grades: 5-12
| 17 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Knox Appalachian School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1909 Ky Hwy 3439
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-2568
Grades: 5-12
| 51 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Knox County Learning Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
135 Wall St
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 545-5410
Grades: 7-12
| 52 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Learning Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
305 Park Avenue
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 439-5888
Grades: 9-12
| 47 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Lexington Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 E Main St
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-4100
Grades: 6-12
| 39 students
Rank: #9 - 599. - 59.
Madison County Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Bellevue Dr
Richmond, KY 40475
(859) 625-6161
Grades: 6-12
| 18 students
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