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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 161 top alternative public schools in Kentucky, serving 7,887 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 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky state average of 22%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Top Kentucky Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Hopkinsville 21st Century Academy Alternative School
    210 Glass Ave
    Hopkinsville, KY 42240
    (270)887-7401

    Grades: 8-12 | 61 students
  • Frankfort The Academy Alternative School
    400 Democrat Drive
    Frankfort, KY 40601
    (502)695-6720

    Grades: 6-12 | 40 students
  • Bowling Green The Academy at 11th Street Alternative School
    877 East 11th Avenue
    Bowling Green, KY 42101
    (270)746-2321

    Grades: 6-12 | 21 students
  • Louisville Ackerly Alternative School
    200 E Chestnut St
    Louisville, KY 40202
    (502)629-6319

    Grades: 4-12 | 14 students
  • Columbia Adair Youth Development Center Alternative School
    401 Appleby Dr
    Columbia, KY 42728
    (270)384-0811

    Grades: 9-12 | 23 students
  • Louisville Ahrens Educational Resource High School Alternative School
    546 S First St
    Louisville, KY 40202
    (502)485-8201

    Grades: 12 | 39 students
  • Ashland Ashland Day Treatment Alternative School
    1539 Greenup Ave
    Ashland, KY 41105
    (606)920-2073

    Grades: 7-11 | 7 students
  • Louisville Audubon Youth Development Center Alternative School
    8711 Lagrange Rd
    Louisville, KY 40242
    (502)429-7287

    Grades: 10-12 | 2 students
  • Coxs Creek Bardstown Alternative School Alternative School
    6855 Old Louisville Road
    Coxs Creek, KY 40013
    (502)331-8829

    Grades: 10-12 | 8 students
  • Annville Barnabus Home High School Alternative School
    4500 Highway 30 W
    Annville, KY 40402
    (606)364-2111

    Grades: 9-10 | 4 students
  • Annville Barnabus Home Middle School Alternative School
    4500 Highway 30 W
    Annville, KY 40402
    (606)304-2111

    Grades: 7-8 | 5 students
  • Erlanger Bartlett Educational Center Alternative School
    305 Bartlett Ave, Ensor Annex,
    Erlanger, KY 41018
    (859)342-2460

    Grades: 8-12 | 30 students
  • Glasgow Bavel Alternative School
    113 West Public Square
    Glasgow, KY 42141
    (270)670-3301

    Grades: 6-12 | 212 students
  • Pineville Bell County Alternative School Alternative School
    9828 Us Hwy 25e Second Floor
    Pineville, KY 40977
    (606)337-0957

    Grades: 7-12 | 20 students
  • Louisville Bellewood Elementary School Alternative School
    11103 Park Road
    Louisville, KY 40223
    (502)244-4439

    Grades: K-5 | 37 students
  • Morehead Bluegrass Discovery Academy Middle School Alternative School
    415 West Sun St
    Morehead, KY 40351
    (606)780-9992

    Grades: 6-8 | 11 students
  • Florence Boone County Alternative Center Alternative School
    99 Center Dr
    Florence, KY 41042
    (859)283-1003

    Grades: 6-12 | 104 students
  • Ashland Boyd Regional Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    2420 Roberts Dr
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606)920-2091

    Grades: 9-12 | 6 students
  • Danville Boyle County Day Treatment Alternative School
    1637 Perryville Road
    Danville, KY 40422
    (859)583-1732

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Louisville Boys Haven High School Alternative School
    2301 Goldsmith Ln
    Louisville, KY 40218
    (502)458-1171

    Grades: 7-12 | 24 students
  • Brandenburg Brandenburg High School Alternative School
    938 Old State Rd
    Brandenburg, KY 40108
    (270)422-7516

    Grades: 11-12 | 14 students
  • Jackson Breathitt Regional Juvenile Det Center Alternative School
    2725 Hwy 30 W
    Jackson, KY 41339
    (606)295-2350

    Grades: 8-12 | 11 students
  • Jackson Breathitt Residential Treatment Center Alternative School
    3826 Highway 15 S
    Jackson, KY 41339
    (606)666-8820

    Grades: 4-11 | 4 students
  • Louisville Breckinridge Metropolitan High School Alternative School
    1128 East Broadway St
    Louisville, KY 40204
    (502)485-6678

    Grades: 9-12 | 131 students
  • Louisville The Brook-Dupont Alternative School
    1405 Browns Ln
    Louisville, KY 40207
    (502)896-0495

    Grades: K-7 | 35 students
  • Louisville The Brook-KMI Alternative School
    8521 Lagrange Rd
    Louisville, KY 40220
    (502)426-6380

    Grades: 7-12 | 57 students
  • Louisville Brooklawn Alternative School
    3121 Brooklawn Campus Drive
    Louisville, KY 40218
    (502)515-0460

    Grades: 6-12 | 118 students
  • Vine Grove Brown Street Education Center Alternative School
    400 Brown St
    Vine Grove, KY 40175
    (270)877-2100

    Grades: 6-12 | 108 students
  • Buckhorn Buckhorn Childrens Center Alternative School
    116 Buckhorn Lane
    Buckhorn, KY 41721
    (606)398-7000

    Grades: 7-12 | 37 students
  • Buckner Buckner Alternative High School Alternative School
    1350 N Hwy 393
    Buckner, KY 40010
    (502)222-3767

    Grades: 8-12 | 51 students
  • Shepherdsville Bullitt Alternative Center Alternative School
    381 High School Dr
    Shepherdsville, KY 40165
    (502)869-6700

    Grades: 7-12 | 34 students
  • Morgantown Butler County Learning Center Alternative School
    178 Academic Way, Suite 200, S
    Morgantown, KY 42261
    (270)526-2264

    Grades: 6-12 | 23 students
  • Jackson Cadet Leadership Education Program High School Alternative School
    2665 Hwy 30 W
    Jackson, KY 41339
    (606)295-2267

    Grades: 9-12 | 13 students
  • Murray Calloway County Day Treatment Alternative School
    2003 College Farm Rd
    Murray, KY 42071
    (270)762-7318

    Grades: 7-12 | 27 students
  • Alexandria Campbell County Day Treatment Alternative School
    51 Orchard Ln
    Alexandria, KY 41001
    (859)635-9113

    Grades: 7-12 | 23 students
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