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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 73 alternative public schools in North Carolina, serving 5,567 students.
  • North Carolina alternative public school have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 16% (versus the 46% statewide average).
  • The top ranked alternative public schools in North Carolina are Blue Ridge Academy, Central Davie Academy and Central Haywood High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is less than the North Carolina public school average of 16:1.

Top North Carolina Alternative Public Schools (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Advance Academy Alternative School
    219 Charles Street
    Henderson, NC 27536
    (252)438-8407

    Grades: 9-12 | 133 students
  • Alger B. Wilkins High School Alternative School
    1429 Skibo Road
    Fayetteville, NC 28303
    (910)864-5438

    Grades: 9-12 | 137 students
  • Anson Academy Alternative School
    118 N. Ashe Street
    Wadesboro, NC 28170
    (704)694-7447

    Grades: 7-12 | 78 students
  • Asbury Academy Alternative School
    221 Salem Church Road
    Lincolnton, NC 28092
    (704)736-4766

    Grades: 6-12 | 54 students
  • Ashley Chapel Educational Center Alternative School
    377 Mizpah Road
    Rockingham, NC 28379
    (910)997-9800

    Grades: 7-12 | 68 students
  • B C Ed Technical Center Alternative School
    820 North Bridge St
    Washington, NC 27899
    (252)946-5382

    Grades: 6-12 | 50 students
  • Blue Ridge Academy Alternative School
    76 Old Montezuma Rd
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)737-6011

    Grades: 6-12 | 20 students
  • Bragg Street Academy Alternative School
    504 Bragg Street
    Sanford, NC 27330
    (919)775-2686

    Grades: 6-12 | 52 students
  • Bridges School Alternative School
    140 Vashti Dr
    Morehead City, NC 28557
    (252)808-3040

    Grades: K-12 | 28 students
  • Brunswick County Academy Alternative School
    1109 Old Ocean Highway
    Bolivia, NC 28422
    (910)754-9593

    Grades: 6-12 | 133 students
  • Cabarrus County Opportunity School Alternative School
    120 Marsh Avenue Nw
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704)793-1736

    Grades: 6-12 | 60 students
  • Career Readiness Academy At Mosley Plc Alternative School
    3702 Princess Place Drive
    Wilmington, NC 28405
    (910)251-6161

    Grades: 6-12 | 110 students
  • Center For Innovative Learning Alternative School
    3144 Webb School Rd
    Oxford, NC 27565
    (919)690-2300

    Grades: K-12 | 6 students
  • Central Davie Academy Alternative School
    160 Campbell Road
    Mocksville, NC 27028
    (336)751-5712

    Grades: 6-12 | 15 students
  • Central Haywood High School Alternative School
    3215 Broad Street
    Clyde, NC 28721
    (828)627-9944

    Grades: 9-12 | 122 students
  • Commonwealth High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    5112 Central Ave
    Charlotte, NC 28205
    (704)899-4998

    Grades: 9-12 | 257 students
  • Community High School Alternative School
    235 Old Us 70
    Swannanoa, NC 28778
    (828)686-7734

    Grades: 9-12 | 141 students
  • The Community Learning Center @ Pinckney Alternative School
    160 Pinckney Road
    Carthage, NC 28327
    (910)947-2603

    Grades: 7-12 | 57 students
  • Connections Academy Alternative School
    1280 Buck Jones Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)694-8910

    Grades: 6-8 | 10 students
  • Dare Learning Academy Alternative School
    132 Russell Twiford Road
    Manteo, NC 27954
    (252)473-2264

    Grades: 9-12 | 29 students
  • Davidson County High School Alternative School
    2061 E Holly Grove Road
    Lexington, NC 27292
    (336)242-1459

    Grades: 6-12 | 92 students
  • Davidson River School Alternative School
    970 Ecusta Rd
    Brevard, NC 28712
    (828)884-9567

    Grades: 9-12 | 86 students
  • Durham's Performance Learning Center Alternative School
    401 North Driver Street
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919)560-9190

    Grades: 9-12 | 173 students
  • Gaston Virtual Academy Alternative School
    366 W Garrison Blvd
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (919)807-3491

    Grades: 6-8 | 26 students
  • Gateway School Alternative School
    1889 Dudley Shoals Road
    Granite Falls, NC 28630
    (828)396-8373

    Grades: 6-12 | 63 students
  • H L Trigg Community Alternative School
    1004 Parkview Drive
    Elizabeth City, NC 27909
    (252)335-1765

    Grades: 6-12 | 37 students
  • Hallyburton Academy Alternative School
    205 South Main Street
    Drexel, NC 28619
    (828)437-4184

    Grades: 6-12 | 105 students
  • Henderson County Career Academy Alternative School
    Dr. Molly Parkhill Building, 3
    Flat Rock, NC 28731
    (828)697-4629

    Grades: 6-12 | 187 students
  • Henderson High School Alternative School
    1215 North Main St
    Salisbury, NC 28144
    (704)639-3134

    Grades: 6-12 | 71 students
  • Horizons Elementary School Alternative School
    332 Greenhaven Dr. Nw
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)726-3855

    Grades: K-5 | 33 students
  • Howard Learning Academy Alternative School
    1608 Camden Road
    Fayetteville, NC 28306
    (910)483-5434

    Grades: 5-8 | 5 students
  • J W Turlington School Alternative School
    116 W Prospect Ave
    Raeford, NC 28376
    (910)875-2583

    Grades: 6-12 | 38 students
  • J. C. Roe Center Alternative School
    2875 Worth Drive
    Wilmington, NC 28412
    (910)395-4472

    Grades: 6-12 | 21 students
  • Jackson County School Of Alternatives Alternative School
    3770 Skyland Drive
    Sylva, NC 28779
    (828)586-4328

    Grades: K-12 | 90 students
  • Kingswood School Alternative School
    1001 Reynolda Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27104
    (336)703-4128

    Grades: PK-12 | 89 students
  • Show 38 more Alternative public schools in North Carolina (out of 73 total schools)
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