Top 10 Best Nevada Alternative Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 alternative public elementary schools serving 1,976 students in Nevada.
The top ranked alternative public elementary schools in Nevada are North Star Online School, Juvenile Detention 6-12 J-shs and Mission High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Nevada alternative public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Nevada public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public elementary school average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

Best Nevada Alternative Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
North Star Online School
Alternative School
Math: 53% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5450 Riggins Courst Ste. #6
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 353-6900
Grades: K-12
| 1,099 students
Rank: #2 - 62. - 6.
Juvenile Detention 6-12 J-shs
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
601 N Pecos Rd Suite 70
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 799-1623
Grades: 6-12
| 31 students
Rank: #2 - 62. - 6.
Mission High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
801 Veterans Memorial Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 799-7880
Grades: 6-12
| 20 students
Rank: #2 - 62. - 6.
Pathways Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2765 S Mt. Charleston Drive
Pahrump, NV 89048
(775) 751-6822
Grades: K-5
| 41 students
Rank: #2 - 62. - 6.
South Academic Center J-shs
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4560 W Harmon Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 799-2070
Grades: 6-12
| 26 students
Rank: #2 - 62. - 6.
Summit View Youth J-shs
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5730 Range Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89115
(702) 799-0275
Grades: 6-12
| 41 students
Rank: #77.
Douglas Nevada Online
Alternative School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
N/a
Minden, NV 89423
(775) 392-1480
Grades: 4-12
| 83 students
Rank: #88.
Turning Point
Alternative School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Hunter Lake Dr
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 337-7560
Grades: 1-12
| 37 students
Rank: #99.
Washoe Inspire Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1155 Corporate Blvd
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 857-3181
Grades: 6-12
| 123 students
Rank: #1010.
Pioneer Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
202 E. Corbett St.
Carson City, NV 89706
(775) 283-1300
Grades: 1-12
| 207 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Independence High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Youth Center Rd
Elko, NV 89801
(775) 738-5907
Grades: 6-12
| 29 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Spring Mountain J-shs
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Sr 89038 Box Butte 252
Las Vegas, NV 89115
(702) 455-5555
Grades: 6-12
| 44 students
Rank: #1313.
Pathways Middle School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2765 S Mt. Charleston Drive
Pahrump, NV 89048
(775) 751-6822
Grades: 6-8
| 70 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alt School
Alternative School
1680 Bently Parkway South
Minden, NV 89423
(775) 392-1475
Grades: 4-12
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
Child Haven K-12
Alternative School
601 N Pecos Rd Suite 70
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 799-1623
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Clark County Detention Ctr J-shs
Alternative School
601 N Pecos Rd Suite 70
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 799-1623
Grades: 6-12
| 49 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cowan Academic Center J-shs
Alternative School
5300 E Russell Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89122
(702) 799-6380
Grades: 6-12
| 20 students
Rank: n/an/a
Juvenile Detention 3-5 Es
Alternative School
601 N Pecos Rd Suite 70
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 799-1623
Grades: 3-5
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Peterson Academic Center J-shs
Alternative School
10250 W Centennial Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89149
(702) 799-6610
Grades: 6-12
| 53 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked alternative public elementary schools in Nevada?
The top ranked alternative public elementary schools in Nevada include North Star Online School, Juvenile Detention 6-12 J-shs and Mission High School.
How many alternative public elementary schools are located in Nevada?
19 alternative public elementary schools are located in Nevada.
What is the racial composition of students in Nevada?
Nevada alternative public elementary schools minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public elementary schools average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

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