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  • There are 77 alternative public schools in North Carolina, serving 5,670 students.
  • Alternative schools aim to help students whose needs may not be successfully met in regular schools.
  • Students who attend alternative schools and may be at risk of educational failure (as indicated by poor grades, truancy, disruptive behavior, pregnancy, or similar factors associated with temporary or permanent withdrawal from school).
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

North Carolina Alternative Public Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • FayettevilleAlger B. Wilkins High School PlcAlternative School
    1429 Skibo Road
    FayettevilleNC 28303
    (910)864-5438

    Grades: 9-12 | 139 students
  • WadesboroAnson AcademyAlternative School
    320 Camden Road
    WadesboroNC 28170
    (704)694-4417

    Grades: 9-12 | 64 students
  • LincolntonAsbury SchoolAlternative School
    221 Salem Church Road
    LincolntonNC 28092
    (704)736-4766

    Grades: 7-12 | 28 students
  • WashingtonB C Ed Technical CenterAlternative School
    820 North Bridge St
    WashingtonNC 27899
    (252)946-5382

    Grades: 6-12 | 46 students
  • HendersonvilleBalfour Education CenterAlternative School
    2529 Asheville Highway
    HendersonvilleNC 28792
    (828)697-4629

    Grades: 6-12 | 167 students
  • WindsorBertie AcademyAlternative School
    819 Governors Road
    WindsorNC 27983
    (252)794-6067

    Grades: 6-12 | 34 students
  • NewlandBlue Ridge AcademyAlternative School
    76 Old Montezuma Road
    NewlandNC 28657
    (828)733-3567

    Grades: 6-12 | 22 students
  • SanfordBragg Street AcademyAlternative School
    504 Bragg Street
    SanfordNC 27330
    (919)775-2686

    Grades: 6-12 | 53 students
  • Morehead CityBridges SchoolAlternative School
    140 Vashti Dr
    Morehead CityNC 28557
    (252)808-3040

    Grades: KG-12 | 40 students
  • BoliviaBrunswick County AcademyAlternative School
    1109 Old Ocean Highway
    BoliviaNC 28422
    (910)754-9593

    Grades: 6-12 | 139 students
  • ConcordCabarrus Co Opportunity SchoolAlternative School
    120 Marsh Avenue Nw
    ConcordNC 28025
    (704)793-1736

    Grades: 6-12 | 67 students
  • OxfordCenter For Innovative LearningAlternative School
    3144 Webb School Rd
    OxfordNC 27565
    (919)690-2300

    Grades: KG-12 | 25 students
  • MocksvilleCentral Davie AcademyAlternative School
    160 Campbell Road
    MocksvilleNC 27028
    (336)751-5712

    Grades: 6-12 | 12 students
  • ClydeCentral Haywood High SchoolAlternative School
    3215 Broad Street
    ClydeNC 28721
    (828)627-9944

    Grades: 9-12 | 73 students
  • SwannanoaCommunity High SchoolAlternative School
    235 Old Us 70
    SwannanoaNC 28778
    (828)686-7734

    Grades: 9-12 | 119 students
  • CarthageThe Community Learning Center @ PinckneyAlternative School
    160 Pinckney Road
    CarthageNC 28327
    (910)947-2603

    Grades: 6-12 | 43 students
  • CordovaCordova SchoolAlternative School
    Po Box 149
    CordovaNC 28330
    (910)997-9805

    Grades: PK-12 | 112 students
  • Nags HeadDare County Alternative SchoolAlternative School
    Po Box 1508
    Nags HeadNC 27959
    (252)473-3141

    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
  • LexingtonDavidson County High SchoolAlternative School
    2061 E Holly Grove Road
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-1459

    Grades: 6-12 | 80 students
  • BrevardDavidson River SchoolAlternative School
    970 Ecusta Rd
    BrevardNC 28712
    (828)884-9567

    Grades: 6-12 | 100 students
  • DurhamDurham's Performance Learning CenterAlternative School
    401 North Driver Street
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-9190

    Grades: 8-12 | 242 students
  • WilsonEastern Nc School For The DeafAlternative School
    1131 Hwy 301 South
    WilsonNC 27893
    (252)237-2450

    Grades: KG-12 | 65 students
  • Granite FallsGateway SchoolAlternative School
    1889 Dudley Shoals Road
    Granite FallsNC 28630
    (828)396-8373

    Grades: 6-12 | 44 students
  • RaleighGov. Morehead School For The BlindAlternative School
    303 Ashe Ave
    RaleighNC 27606
    (919)733-6192

    Grades: KG-12 | 37 students
  • Elizabeth CityH L Trigg CommunityAlternative School
    1004 Parkview Drive
    Elizabeth CityNC 27909
    (252)335-1765

    Grades: 6-12 | 63 students
  • DrexelHallyburton AcademyAlternative School
    Po Box 3238
    DrexelNC 28619
    (828)437-4184

    Grades: 6-12 | 131 students
  • SalisburyHenderson High SchoolAlternative School
    1215 North Main St
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)639-3134

    Grades: 6-12 | 62 students
  • GreensboroHigh School Ahead AcademyAlternative School
    1401summit Avenue
    GreensboroNC 27405
    (336)294-7640

    Grades: 6-8 | 86 students
  • HudsonHorizons Elementary SchoolAlternative School
    143 Cedar Valley Road
    HudsonNC 28638
    (828)726-5282

    Grades: KG-5 | 35 students
  • Winston SalemJ F Kennedy High SchoolAlternative School
    Magnet School
    890 E 11th Street
    Winston SalemNC 27101
    (336)703-4143

    Grades: 6-12 | 344 students
  • RaefordJ W Turlington SchoolAlternative School
    116 W Prospect Ave
    RaefordNC 28376
    (910)875-2583

    Grades: 6-12 | 49 students
  • SylvaJackson Co School Of AlternativesAlternative School
    3770 Skyland Drive
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)586-4328

    Grades: KG-12 | 88 students
  • Winston SalemKingswood SchoolAlternative School
    1001 Reynolda Road
    Winston SalemNC 27104
    (336)703-4128

    Grades: PK-12 | 48 students
  • WilmingtonLake Forest AcademyAlternative School
    1802 S 15th Street
    WilmingtonNC 28401
    (910)772-2515

    Grades: KG-8 | 45 students
  • WilmingtonLakesideAlternative School
    3702 Princess Place Drive
    WilmingtonNC 28405
    (910)251-6161

    Grades: 6-13 | 25 students
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