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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 17 top alternative public schools in Massachusetts, serving 3,425 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 79% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Top Massachusetts Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Fall River Acese Elementary School Alternative School
    803 Bedford Street
    Fall River, MA 02723
    (508)675-4730

    Grades: 3-5 | n/a students
  • Brighton Another Course To College Alternative School
    20 Warren Street
    Brighton, MA 02135
    (617)635-8865

    Grades: 9-12 | 237 students
  • Boston Boston Adult Academy Alternative School
    20 Church St
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617)635-1542

    Grades: 11-12 | 170 students
  • Boston Boston Arts Academy Alternative School
    174 Ipswich Street
    Boston, MA 02215
    (617)635-6470

    Grades: 9-12 | 437 students
  • Roslindale Boston Collaborative High School Alternative School
    515 Hyde Park Avenue
    Roslindale, MA 02131
    (617)635-8035

    Grades: 8-12 | 190 students
  • Chicopee Chicopee Academy Alternative School
    12 Dare Way
    Chicopee, MA 01020
    (413)594-3449

    Grades: 6-12 | 101 students
  • Roxbury Crossing Fenway High School Alternative School
    67 Alleghany St
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617)635-9911

    Grades: 9-12 | 337 students
  • Gardner Gardner Academy For Learning And Technology Alternative School
    75 E Broadway Street
    Gardner, MA 01440
    (978)632-1606

    Grades: 9-12 | 77 students
  • Springfield Gateway To College At Springfield Technical Community Colleg High School Alternative School
    1 Armory Square
    Springfield, MA 01102
    (413)755-4480

    Grades: 9-12 | 67 students
  • Cambridge Graham And Parks Elementary School Alternative School
    44 Linnaean Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617)349-6577

    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
  • Cambridge King Open Elementary School Alternative School
    850 Cambridge Street
    Cambridge, MA 02141
    (617)349-6540

    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
  • Winchendon Murdock Academy For Success Alternative School
    3 Memorial Drive
    Winchendon, MA 01475
    (978)297-1256

    Grades: 6-12 | 32 students
  • Hyde Park New Mission High School Alternative School
    655 Metropolitan Ave
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617)635-6425

    Grades: 9-12 | 319 students
  • Bellingham Paul J. Primavera Jr./sr. High School Alternative School
    80 Harpin Street
    Bellingham, MA 02019
    (508)883-5403

    Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
  • Lawrence Phoenix Academy Lawrence Alternative School
    15 Union Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978)722-8410

    Grades: 9-12 | 114 students
  • Taunton Taunton Alternative High School Alternative School
    120 Cohannet Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)844-5820

    Grades: 8-12 | 87 students
  • Mattapan Young Achievers Elementary School Alternative School
    20 Outlook Road
    Mattapan, MA 02126
    (617)635-8623

    Grades: PK-8 | 542 students
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