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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 22 alternative public schools in Massachusetts, serving 3,938 students.
  • Massachusetts alternative public school have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 53%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 55% statewide average).
  • The top ranked alternative public school in Massachusetts are New Mission High School, Boston Arts Academy and Fenway High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • 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).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 13:1.

Top Massachusetts Alternative Public Schools (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Another Course To College Alternative School
    612 Metropolitan Av
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617)635-8865

    Grades: 9-12 | 224 students
  • Attleboro Community Academy Alternative School
    100 Rathbun Willard Drive
    Attleboro, MA 02703
    (508)222-5150

    Grades: 9-12 | 61 students
  • Boston Adult Academy Alternative School
    20 Church St
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617)635-1542

    Grades: 11-12 | 154 students
  • Boston Arts Academy Alternative School
    174 Ipswich Street
    Boston, MA 02215
    (617)635-6470

    Grades: 9-12 | 469 students
  • Boston Collaborative High School Alternative School
    60 Hawthorne St
    Roslindale, MA 02131
    (617)635-8035

    Grades: 9-12 | 182 students
  • Chicopee Academy Alternative School
    12 Dare Way
    Chicopee, MA 01020
    (413)594-3449

    Grades: 6-12 | 82 students
  • Fenway High School Alternative School
    67 Alleghany St
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617)635-9911

    Grades: 9-12 | 364 students
  • Full Circle High School Alternative School
    11 Otis Street
    Somerville, MA 02145
    (617)629-5640

    Grades: 9-12 | 52 students
  • Gardner Academy For Learning And Technology Alternative School
    75 E Broadway Street
    Gardner, MA 01440
    (978)632-1606

    Grades: 9-12 | 73 students
  • Gateway To College Alternative School
    300 Quaker Highway
    Uxbridge, MA 01569
    (508)278-8633

    Grades: 10-12 | 46 students
  • Gateway To College At Springfield Technical Community Colleg Alternative School
    1 Armory Square
    Springfield, MA 01102
    (413)755-4480

    Grades: 9-12 | 45 students
  • Graham And Parks Alternative School
    44 Linnaean Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617)349-6577

    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
  • Huntington Therapeutic Day School Alternative School
    1121 Warren Avenue
    Brockton, MA 02301
    (508)580-7203

    Grades: 2-12 | 58 students
  • Keough Memorial Academy Alternative School
    60 Harpin Street
    Bellingham, MA 02019
    (508)883-5403

    Grades: 8-12 | 34 students
  • King Open Alternative School
    359 Broadway
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617)349-6540

    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
  • Murdock Academy For Success Alternative School
    3 Memorial Drive
    Winchendon, MA 01475
    (978)297-1256

    Grades: 9-12 | 29 students
  • New Mission High School Alternative School
    655 Metropolitan Ave
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617)635-6437

    Grades: 7-12 | 392 students
  • Next Wave Junior High School Alternative School
    8 Bonair Street
    Somerville, MA 02143
    (617)629-5640

    Grades: 6-8 | 15 students
  • Phoenix Academy Lawrence Alternative School
    15 Union Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978)722-8410

    Grades: 9-12 | 125 students
  • Resiliency Preparatory Academy Alternative School
    290 Rock Street
    Fall River, MA 02720
    (508)675-8230

    Grades: 7-12 | 182 students
  • Taunton Alternative High School Alternative School
    120 Cohannet Street
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)844-5822

    Grades: 10-12 | 95 students
  • Young Achievers Alternative School
    20 Outlook Road
    Mattapan, MA 02126
    (617)635-8623

    Grades: PK-8 | 565 students
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