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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 5 top alternative public schools in Louisiana, serving 387 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 Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Top Louisiana Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Covington Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Cntr. Alternative School
    28528 Highway 190
    Covington, LA 70433
    (985)893-6292

    Grades: 3-12 | 63 students
  • Bossier City Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center Alternative School
    4815 Shed Road
    Bossier City, LA 71111
    (318)747-1459

    Grades: K-12 | 17 students
  • Thibodaux Lafourche Parish Juvenile Justice Facility Alternative School
    2525 Veterans Blvd.
    Thibodaux, LA 70301
    (985)448-1436

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • Westwego Riverside Alternative High School Alternative School
    3225 River Road
    Westwego, LA 70094
    (504)437-3050

    Grades: 1-12 | 129 students
  • Monroe Southside Alternative High School Alternative School
    4701 South Grand St.
    Monroe, LA 71202
    (318)651-4841

    Grades: 1-12 | 178 students
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