Top 10 Best Massachusetts Alternative Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 22 alternative public schools serving 3,938 students in Massachusetts.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Massachusetts are New Mission High School, Graham And Parks and King Open. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Massachusetts alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Best Massachusetts Alternative Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
New Mission High School
Alternative School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
655 Metropolitan Ave
Hyde Park, MA 02136
(617) 635-6437
Grades: 7-12
| 392 students
Rank: #22.
Graham And Parks
Alternative School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
44 Linnaean Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6577
Grades: PK-5
| 362 students
Rank: #33.
King Open
Alternative School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
359 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 349-6540
Grades: PK-5
| 329 students
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Attleboro Community Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Rathbun Willard Drive
Attleboro, MA 02703
(508) 222-5150
Grades: 9-12
| 61 students
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Gardner Academy For Learning And Technology
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
75 E Broadway Street
Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 632-1606
Grades: 9-12
| 73 students
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Keough Memorial Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Harpin Street
Bellingham, MA 02019
(508) 883-5403
Grades: 8-12
| 34 students
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Taunton Alternative High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Cohannet Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 844-5822
Grades: 10-12
| 95 students
Rank: #88.
Boston Arts Academy
Alternative School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
174 Ipswich Street
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 635-6470
Grades: 9-12
| 469 students
Rank: #99.
Boston Collaborative High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Hawthorne St
Roslindale, MA 02131
(617) 635-8035
Grades: 9-12
| 182 students
Rank: #1010.
Another Course To College
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
612 Metropolitan Av
Hyde Park, MA 02136
(617) 635-8865
Grades: 9-12
| 224 students
Rank: #1111.
Fenway High School
Alternative School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
67 Alleghany St
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
(617) 635-9911
Grades: 9-12
| 364 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Full Circle High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
11 Otis Street
Somerville, MA 02145
(617) 629-5640
Grades: 9-12
| 52 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Next Wave Junior High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
8 Bonair Street
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 629-5640
Grades: 6-8
| 15 students
Rank: #1414.
Young Achievers
Alternative School
Math: 16% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
20 Outlook Road
Mattapan, MA 02126
(617) 635-8623
Grades: PK-8
| 565 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Chicopee Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12 Dare Way
Chicopee, MA 01020
(413) 594-3449
Grades: 6-12
| 82 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Huntington Therapeutic Day School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1121 Warren Avenue
Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 580-7203
Grades: 2-12
| 58 students
Rank: #1717.
Resiliency Preparatory Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
290 Rock Street
Fall River, MA 02720
(508) 675-8230
Grades: 7-12
| 182 students
Boston Adult Academy
Alternative School
20 Church St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 635-1542
Grades: 11-12
| 154 students
Gateway To College
Alternative School
300 Quaker Highway
Uxbridge, MA 01569
(508) 278-8633
Grades: 10-12
| 46 students
1 Armory Square
Springfield, MA 01102
(413) 755-4480
Grades: 9-12
| 45 students
Murdock Academy For Success
Alternative School
3 Memorial Drive
Winchendon, MA 01475
(978) 297-1256
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students
Phoenix Academy Lawrence
Alternative School
15 Union Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 722-8410
Grades: 9-12
| 125 students

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