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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 256 top alternative public schools in Michigan, serving 41,776 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 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan state average of 32%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is more than the state average of 18:1.

Top Michigan Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids 54th Street Academy Alternative School
    173 54th St Sw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49548
    (616)531-7433

    Grades: 9-12 | 95 students
  • Breckenridge A.i.m. Alternative School
    700 Wright St
    Breckenridge, MI 48615
    (989)842-3182

    Grades: 6-12 | 28 students
  • Midland Academic And Career Education Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    884 East Isabella Rd
    Midland, MI 48640
    (989)631-5202

    Grades: 9-12 | 179 students
  • Center Line Academy 21 Alternative School
    26400 Arsenal Avenue
    Center Line, MI 48015
    (586)510-2000

    Grades: 6-12 | 178 students
  • Flint Academy West Alternative Education Alternative School
    3400 N Jennings Rd
    Flint, MI 48504
    (810)591-0123

    Grades: 6-12 | 524 students
  • Flint Accelerated Learning Academy Alternative School
    G2138 W. Carpenter Road
    Flint, MI 48505
    (810)767-8500

    Grades: 7-12 | 277 students
  • Highland Park Ace Academy (sda) Alternative School
    Charter School
    1961 Lincoln St
    Highland Park, MI 48203
    (313)868-8368

    Grades: 5-12 | 163 students
  • Napoleon Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Alternative School
    4126 Brooklyn Rd
    Napoleon, MI 49261
    (517)905-5712

    Grades: 9-12 | 51 students
  • Adrian Adrian Adult And Alternative Education Alternative School
    726 Elm St
    Adrian, MI 49221
    (517)263-1332

    Grades: 1-12 | 55 students
  • Carleton Airport Virtual Academy Alternative School
    11270 Grafton Rd
    Carleton, MI 48117
    (734)654-4027

    Grades: K-12 | 85 students
  • Allegan Allegan Alternative High School Alternative School
    550 5th St
    Allegan, MI 49010
    (269)673-5433

    Grades: 8-12 | 172 students
  • Allen Park Allen Park Community School Alternative School
    14700 Moore Ave
    Allen Park, MI 48101
    (313)827-2660

    Grades: 8-12 | 122 students
  • Rochester Alternative Center For Education Alternative School
    1440 John R Rd
    Rochester, MI 48307
    (248)726-5900

    Grades: 9-12 | 80 students
  • East Tawas Alternative Educational Academy Of Iosco County Alternative School
    Charter School
    1230 East U.s. 23
    East Tawas, MI 48730
    (989)362-2575

    Grades: 6-12 | 135 students
  • Armada Armada Continuing Education Center Alternative School
    23211 Prospect Ave
    Armada, MI 48005
    (586)784-2410

    Grades: 9-12 | 14 students
  • Bad Axe Ascent High School Alternative School
    309 N Outer Dr
    Bad Axe, MI 48413
    (989)269-9938

    Grades: 9-12 | 61 students
  • Southgate Asher School Alternative School
    14101 Leroy St
    Southgate, MI 48195
    (734)246-4633

    Grades: 7-12 | 350 students
  • Burton Atherton Vern Van Y Educational Center Alternative School
    2400 Clarice Ave
    Burton, MI 48519
    (810)591-0850

    Grades: 9-12 | 75 students
  • Rochester Avondale Academy Alternative School
    1435 W. Auburn Road
    Rochester, MI 48309
    (248)537-6600

    Grades: 8-12 | 128 students
  • Baldwin Baldwin Alternative Education High School Alternative School
    525 Fourth Street
    Baldwin, MI 49304
    (231)745-4683

    Grades: 9-12 | 13 students
  • Bangor Bangor Career Academy Alternative School
    12 N Walnut St
    Bangor, MI 49013
    (269)427-6800

    Grades: K-12 | 139 students
  • Bay City Bangor Township Virtual School Alternative School
    3359 E. Midland Road
    Bay City, MI 48706
    (989)684-8121

    Grades: K-12 | 57 students
  • Kalamazoo Barclay Hills Education Center Alternative School
    1125 East Mosel Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49004
    (269)488-1470

    Grades: 6-12 | 116 students
  • Three Rivers Barrows Adult Education High School Alternative School
    416 Washington St
    Three Rivers, MI 49093
    (269)279-9581

    Grades: 9-12 | 9 students
  • Battle Creek Battle Creek Alternative School Alternative School
    100 Van Buren St W
    Battle Creek, MI 49017
    (269)965-9531

    Grades: 6-12 | 71 students
  • Battle Creek Battle Creek Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Charter School
    15 Arbor St
    Battle Creek, MI 49015
    (269)565-4782

    Grades: 7-12 | 177 students
  • Bay City Bay City Adult Education/ctp High School Alternative School
    4155 Monitor Rd
    Bay City, MI 48706
    (989)686-4770

    Grades: 9-12 | 29 students
  • Auburn Bay City Western High School Alternative School
    500 West Midland Rd
    Auburn, MI 48611
    (989)662-4481

    Grades: 8-12 | 1256 students
  • Essexville Bay-arenac Community High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    805 Langstaff St
    Essexville, MI 48732
    (989)893-8811

    Grades: 8-12 | 185 students
  • Mount Pleasant Beal City Alternative Education Program High School Alternative School
    3032 South Winn Rd
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
    (989)773-9543

    Grades: 7-12 | 9 students
  • Charlevoix Beaver Island Lighthouse Program High School Alternative School
    28696 South End Rd
    Charlevoix, MI 49720
    (231)922-6240

    Grades: 9-12 | 14 students
  • Flint Bendle/carman-ainsworth Alternative Education Alternative School
    3493 Beveridge Rd # G
    Flint, MI 48532
    (810)591-8220

    Grades: 6-12 | 150 students
  • Berrien Springs Berrien County Truancy Academy Alternative School
    1 Sylvester Ave
    Berrien Springs, MI 49103
    (269)471-2891

    Grades: 5-12 | 12 students
  • Berrien Springs Berrien Springs Discovery Academy Alternative School
    1 Sylvester Ave
    Berrien Springs, MI 49103
    (269)471-2593

    Grades: 6-12 | 121 students
  • Berrien Springs Berrien Springs Virtual Academy Alternative School
    1 Sylvester Ave
    Berrien Springs, MI 49103
    (269)473-0500

    Grades: 1-12 | 53 students
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