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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 13 top alternative public middle schools in Maryland, serving 1,291 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 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland state average of 61%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Top Maryland Alternative Public Middle Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Rockville Alternative Programs High School Alternative School
    14501 Avery Road
    Rockville, MD 20853
    (301)279-4920

    Grades: 7-12 | 110 students
  • Towson Bcdc Educational Center Alternative School
    105 W. Chesapeake Avenue
    Towson, MD 21204
    (410)887-4360

    Grades: 8-12 | 14 students
  • Prince Frederick Calvert County Alternative School Alternative School
    520 Fox Run Blvd
    Prince Frederick, MD 20678
    (443)486-4046

    Grades: 7-11 | 4 students
  • Aberdeen Center For Educational Opportunity Alternative School
    253 Paradise Rd
    Aberdeen, MD 21001
    (410)273-5594

    Grades: 7-12 | 53 students
  • Middle River Crossroads Center Alternative School
    11640 Crossroads Circle
    Middle River, MD 21220
    (410)887-0270

    Grades: 7-10 | 178 students
  • Baltimore Excel Academy @ Francis M. Wood High School Alternative School
    1001 W Saratoga St
    Baltimore, MD 21223
    (410)396-6241

    Grades: 6-12 | 410 students
  • Suitland Green Valley Academy At Edgar Allan Poe Alternative School
    2001 Shadyside Avenue
    Suitland, MD 20746
    (301)817-3100

    Grades: 6-10 | 115 students
  • Ellicott City Homewood School Alternative School
    10914 Clarksville Pike
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
    (410)313-7081

    Grades: 6-12 | 148 students
  • Annapolis Mary Moss At Adams Academy Alternative School
    245 Clay Street
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    (410)222-1639

    Grades: 6-9 | 85 students
  • Laurel Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings Formerly Oak Hill Alternative School
    8400 River Road
    Laurel, MD 20724
    (202)299-3227

    Grades: 8-12 | 35 students
  • Gwynn Oak Meadowood Education Center Alternative School
    1849 Gywnn Oak Ave
    Gwynn Oak, MD 21207
    (410)887-6888

    Grades: 6-8 | 40 students
  • Pomfret Robert D. Stethem Educational Center Alternative School
    7775 Marshall Corner Rd
    Pomfret, MD 20675
    (301)932-1003

    Grades: 7-12 | 17 students
  • Rosedale Rosedale Center Alternative School
    8200 Old Philadelphia Rd
    Rosedale, MD 21237
    (410)887-0133

    Grades: 6-12 | 82 students
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