Top 10 Best New Mexico Alternative Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 46 alternative public schools serving 3,813 students in New Mexico.
The top ranked alternative public schools in New Mexico are Desert Willow Family School, Los Lunas Family School and Coyote Willow Family 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 20% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 20%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 32% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best New Mexico Alternative Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Desert Willow Family School
Alternative School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3303 Monroe Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 888-1647
Grades: K-8
| 291 students
Rank: #22.
Los Lunas Family School
Alternative School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
111 Monica Road
Los Lunas, NM 87031
(505) 866-8231
Grades: 1-8
| n/a students
Rank: #33.
Coyote Willow Family School
Alternative School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7125 Irving Blvd Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87114
(505) 253-0050
Grades: K-8
| 229 students
Rank: #44.
The Family School
Alternative School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4 Eastside School Road
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-2270
Grades: 1-8
| 143 students
Rank: #55.
Taos Cyber Magnet
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
310 Camino De La Placita
Taos, NM 87571
(575) 758-5202
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Vision Quest Alternative Middle School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5401 Glenrio Rd Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 352-0343
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Wlv Family Partnership
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1341 South Gonzales St
Las Vegas, NM 87701
(505) 426-2559
Grades: 7-12
| 34 students
Rank: #88.
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: 9-12
| 117 students
Rank: #99.
Desert Sage Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2504 Camino Entrada
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 467-0310
Grades: 6-12
| 70 students
Rank: #1010.
Mesilla Valley Leadership Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
950 South Walnut St
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 527-6059
Grades: 6-8
| 96 students
Rank: #1111.
Vista Nueva High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
315 South Ash
Aztec, NM 87410
(575) 334-9474
Grades: 9-12
| 76 students
Rank: #1212.
New Futures High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5400 Cutler Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 883-5680
Grades: 7-12
| 64 students
Rank: #1313.
School On Wheels High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
129 Hartline Rd Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 243-2395
Grades: 9-12
| 70 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
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
| 132 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
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: 6-12
| 204 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
University High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Martin Street
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 627-2750
Grades: 9-12
| 102 students
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
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
(575) 812-5500
Grades: 10-12
| 84 students
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
Belen Infinity High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
221 S 4th St
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 966-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 105 students
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
Century Alt 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
| 125 students
Rank: #17 - 2017. - 20.
Rio Grande Preparatory Institute
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2355 Avenida De Mesilla
Mesilla, NM 88046
(575) 527-6058
Grades: 9-12
| 183 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Charlie Y. Brown Alt
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
924 South Bloomfield Blvd
Bloomfield, NM 87413
(505) 634-3940
Grades: 9-12
| 84 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
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
| 783 students
Rank: n/an/a
Aztec Youth Academy
Alternative School
10015 Robert Larnson
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 526-5900
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
Rank: n/an/a
Camino Nuevo Youth
Alternative School
4050 Edith Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 841-2400
Grades: 6-12
| 33 students
Rank: n/an/a
Career Enrichment
Alternative School
807 Mountain Rd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 247-3658
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Carlsbad Enrichment Center
Alternative School
700 W Stevens St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 234-3300
Grades: 6-12
| 200 students
Rank: n/an/a
Central Nm Corrections
Alternative School
1525 Morris Rd
Los Lunas, NM 87031
(505) 383-3359
Grades: 8-12
| 1 students
Rank: n/an/a
Chrysalis Alternative
Alternative School
134 Cervantes
Taos, NM 87571
(575) 758-5202
Grades: 7-12
| 13 students
Rank: n/an/a
Desert Pride Academy
Alternative School
100 Shrode Rd
Anthony, NM 88021
(575) 882-0142
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Foothill High School
Alternative School
400 Edith Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 841-2400
Grades: 6-12
| 34 students
Rank: n/an/a
Guadalupe County Corrections
Alternative School
South Hwy 54
Santa Rosa, NM 88435
(575) 472-1001
Grades: 8-12
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
Independence High School
Alternative School
421 Quantum Rd Ne
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 338-4658
Grades: 9-12
| 194 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lae County Corrections
Alternative School
6900 West Millen Dr
Hobbs, NM 88240
(575) 392-4055
Grades: 8-12
| 10 students
Rank: n/an/a
New Hope Alternative High School
Alternative School
601 North 5th St
Lovington, NM 88260
(575) 739-2415
Grades: 9-12
| 79 students
Rank: n/an/a
Northeastern Nm Correctional Facility
Alternative School
185 Dr Michael Jenkins Rd
Grants, NM 87020
(575) 374-4005
Grades: 8-12
| 1 students
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