Top 10 Best Missouri Alternative Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 59 alternative public schools serving 382 students in Missouri.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Missouri are Lewis And Clark Learning Center, Liberty Academy and Frederick Douglass High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Missouri alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Missouri Alternative Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Lewis And Clark Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2101 N Twyman Rd
    Independence, MO 64058
    (816) 650-7708

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #22.
    Liberty Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8 Victory Ln
    Liberty, MO 64068
    (816) 736-5470

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #33.
    Frederick Douglass High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    310 N. Providence Rd
    Columbia, MO 65203
    (573) 214-3680

    Grades: PK-12 | 187 students
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Algoa Correctional Center Alternative School
    8501 No More Victims Rd.
    Jefferson City, MO 65101
    (573) 751-3911

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Alternative Resource Center Alternative School
    3100 Main St Ste 206
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816) 759-4662

    Grades: 6-12 | 14 students
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Boonville Correctional Center Alternative School
    1216 E Morgan St
    Boonville, MO 65233
    (660) 882-6521

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Boonville Treatment Center Alternative School
    1216 E Morgan St
    Boonville, MO 65233
    (660) 882-6521

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Center Alternative Alternative School
    8434 Paseo
    Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816) 349-3662

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Center For Creative Learning Alternative School
    265 Old State Rd
    Ballwin, MO 63021
    (636) 891-6550

    Grades: 1-5 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Center For Educ. Development Alternative School
    2000 Ne 46th St
    Kansas City, MO 64116
    (816) 413-5000

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Cremer Therapeutic Community Center Alternative School
    Route O
    Fulton, MO 65251
    (573) 592-4013

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Diagnostic Center Alternative School
    1317 W State Hwy 84
    Hayti, MO 63851
    (573) 359-6532

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    East Recep/diag Correctional Cent/acad Alternative School
    2727 Hwy K
    Bonne Terre, MO 63628
    (573) 358-5516

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    East Recep/diag Correctional Cent/diag Alternative School
    2727 Hwy K
    Bonne Terre, MO 63628
    (573) 358-5516

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Education Therap Support At Madison Alternative School
    118 South 7th St.
    Saint Louis, MO 63104
    (314) 932-5711

    Grades: K-8 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Everett Wade Juvenile Center Alternative School
    503 S Lexington
    Harrisonville, MO 64701
    (816) 380-2727

    Grades: K-12 | 3 students
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Family Literacy Center Alternative School
    204 Crescent
    Macon, MO 63552
    (660) 385-2061

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Farmington Correctional Center Alternative School
    1012 W Columbia
    Farmington, MO 63640
    (573) 218-7100

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Farmington Treatment Center Alternative School
    1012 W Columbia
    Farmington, MO 63640
    (573) 218-7100

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Francis Howell Union High School Alternative School
    1405 Hwy D
    Saint Charles, MO 63304
    (636) 851-5000

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Ft. Zumwalt Hope High School Alternative School
    307 W Pitman
    O Fallon, MO 63366
    (636) 379-5300

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Fulton Reception And Diag Center Alternative School
    Route O
    Fulton, MO 65251
    (573) 592-4040

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Gateway Educational Center Alternative School
    301 W. Market St
    Warrensburg, MO 64093
    (660) 429-3808

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Grandview Alternative School Alternative School
    1001 Main St
    Grandview, MO 64030
    (816) 316-5150

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Griscom Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    3847 Enright Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (314) 552-2219

    Grades: 5-12 | 11 students
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Hillcrest Education Center Alternative School
    301 Hoover
    Lebanon, MO 65536
    (417) 533-3824

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Hilltop School Alternative School
    301 Ne Gregory Blvd
    Lees Summit, MO 64064
    (816) 435-7046

    Grades: 5-12 | 23 students
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Independence Academy Alternative School
    600 W Mechanic Ave
    Independence, MO 64050
    (816) 521-5505

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Juvenile Center Alternative School
    505 Court St
    Bloomfield, MO 63825
    (573) 568-2159

    Grades: 2-12 | 3 students
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    Hwy 32 East
    Farmington, MO 63640
    (573) 756-5766

    Grades: K-12 | 6 students
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    9501 Goldfinch Lane
    Hillsboro, MO 63050
    (636) 797-6394

    Grades: 1-12 | 10 students
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    Reading: PS%
    501 S Brentwood Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63105
    (314) 615-2974

    Grades: K-12 | 34 students
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Juvenile Justice Center Alternative School
    5665 Roger I Wilson Mem Dr
    Columbia, MO 65202
    (573) 886-4450

    Grades: 1-12 | 12 students
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Juvenile Justice Center Alternative School
    Hwy 54
    Camdenton, MO 65020
    (573) 346-9218

    Grades: 5-12 | 2 students
  • Rank: #4-594.- 59.
    Juvenile Justice Center Alternative School
    650 Conistor Ln
    Liberty, MO 64068
    (816) 736-5300

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a student
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