Top 10 Best New Mexico Alternative Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 39 alternative public schools serving 3,018 students in New Mexico.
The top ranked alternative public schools in New Mexico are Early College Academy, College And Career High School and Vision Quest Alternative Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New Mexico alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 20%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 32% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Mexico public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best New Mexico Alternative Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Early College Academy Alternative School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    6400 Uptown Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87110
    (505) 880-3744

    Grades: 9-12 | 187 students
  • Rank: #22.
    College And Career High School Alternative School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    900 University Blvd Se
    Albuquerque, NM 87106
    (505) 880-3744

    Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Vision Quest Alternative Middle School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1100 Texas Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87105
    (505) 888-7529

    Grades: 6-8 | 18 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Freedom High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5200 Cutler Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87110
    (505) 884-6012

    Grades: 10-12 | 158 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Academy At Larragoite Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2405 Camino Entrada
    Santa Fe, NM 87507
    (505) 467-2003

    Grades: 9-12 | 43 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Vista Nueva High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    315 South Ash
    Aztec, NM 87410
    (505) 334-9474

    Grades: 9-12 | 57 students
  • Rank: #77.
    New Futures School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5200 Cutler Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87110
    (505) 883-5680

    Grades: 7-12 | 117 students
  • Rank: #88.
    School On Wheels Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    129 Hartline Sw
    Albuquerque, NM 87105
    (505) 880-3744

    Grades: 9-12 | 99 students
  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Career Prep Alternative Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    West Hwy 64
    Shiprock, NM 87420
    (505) 368-4980

    Grades: 9-12 | 137 students
  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Rocinante High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3250 East 30th St
    Farmington, NM 87401
    (505) 324-9840

    Grades: 9-12 | 219 students
  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    University High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    25 Martin Street
    Roswell, NM 88201
    (505) 627-2511

    Grades: 9-12 | 132 students
  • Rank: #12-1512.- 15.
    Academy Del Sol Alt. Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1200 N Florida Ave Bldg C
    Alamogordo, NM 88310
    (505) 439-3270

    Grades: 10-12 | 138 students
  • Rank: #12-1512.- 15.
    Belen Infinity High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    320 Becker Dr
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505) 861-3720

    Grades: 9-12 | 83 students
  • Rank: #12-1512.- 15.
    Century Alternative High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    32 Sun Valley Rd
    Gallup, NM 87301
    (505) 866-8231

    Grades: 9-12 | 144 students
  • Rank: #12-1512.- 15.
    Rio Grande Preparatory Institute Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Us Hwy 28
    Mesilla, NM 88046
    (505) 527-5800

    Grades: 9-12 | 346 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Charlie Y. Brown Alternative Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    924 South Bloomfield Blvd
    Bloomfield, NM 87413
    (505) 632-4316

    Grades: 9-12 | 84 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Gallup Central Alternative Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    325 Marguerite St
    Gallup, NM 87301
    (505) 721-1051

    Grades: 6-12 | 222 students
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Aztec Youth Academy Alternative School
    10015 Robert Larnson
    Albuquerque, NM 87110
    (505) 526-5900

    Grades: 9 | 18 students
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Camino Nuevo Youth Alternative School
    4050 Edith Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87107
    (505) 841-2400

    Grades: n/a | 33 students
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Career Enrichment Alternative School
    807 Mountain Rd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    (505) 880-3744

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Central Nm Correction Alternative School
    1525 Morris Rd
    Los Lunas, NM 87031
    (505) 383-3359

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Childrens Psychiatry Alternative School
    1001 Yale Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87106
    (505) 272-2890

    Grades: n/a | 27 students
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Continuation School Alternative School
    2611 Eubank Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87112
    (505) 880-3744

    Grades: PK-12 | 9 students
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Education Dev Center Alternative School
    1000 East Aztec
    Gallup, NM 87301
    (505) 721-1051

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Foothill High School Alternative School
    400 Edith Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87107
    (505) 841-2400

    Grades: 9 | 47 students
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Guadalupe County Correction Alternative School
    South Hwy 54
    Santa Rosa, NM 88435
    (575) 472-1001

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Independence High School Alternative School
    421 Quantum Rd Ne
    Rio Rancho, NM 87124
    (505) 338-4658

    Grades: 9-12 | 170 students
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Lee City Corrections Alternative School
    6900 West Millen Dr
    Hobbs, NM 88240
    (575) 392-4055

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Lincoln Jackson Arts Alternative School
    206 Alphon St
    Clovis, NM 88101
    (505) 769-4300

    Grades: PK | 98 students
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    New Hope Alternative High School Alternative School
    601 North 5th St
    Lovington, NM 88260
    (505) 739-2200

    Grades: 9-12 | 75 students
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Nm Women's Correction Alternative School
    1700 East Old Hwy 66
    Grants, NM 87020
    (505) 287-2941

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Northeastern Nm Correctional Facility Alternative School
    185 Dr Michael Jenkins Rd
    Grants, NM 87020
    (575) 374-4005

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Pnm-santa Fe Alternative School
    4331 State Highway 14
    Santa Fe, NM 87504
    (505) 473-3200

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Roswell Corrections Alternative School
    578 West Chickasaw Rd
    Hagerman, NM 88232
    (575) 625-3100

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-3918.- 39.
    Sequoyah Alternative School
    3405 Pan American Fwy
    Albuquerque, NM 87107
    (505) 222-0355

    Grades: n/a | 23 students
  • Show 4 more Alternative public schools in New Mexico (out of 39 total schools)
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