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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 6 top alternative public schools in Pennsylvania, serving 203 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 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Top Pennsylvania Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Danville Danville Center Adolescent Female Alternative School
    13 Kirkbride Drive
    Danville, PA 17821
    (570)271-4751

    Grades: 7-12 | 26 students
  • Loysville Loysville Youth Dev Center Alternative School
    Loysville Complex, 10 Opportun
    Loysville, PA 17047
    (717)789-5529

    Grades: 5-12 | 79 students
  • Danville North Central Secure Trmnt Unt High School Alternative School
    210 Clinic Rd
    Danville, PA 17821
    (570)271-4710

    Grades: 7-12 | 49 students
  • South Mountain South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un High School Alternative School
    10056 South Mountain Rd, 10056
    South Mountain, PA 17261
    (717)749-4511

    Grades: 7-12 | 18 students
  • White Haven Youth Forestry Camp #2 High School Alternative School
    Hickory Run State Park
    White Haven, PA 18661
    (570)443-9524

    Grades: 7-12 | 8 students
  • James Creek Youth Forestry Camp #3 High School Alternative School
    Trough Creek State Park
    James Creek, PA 16657
    (814)658-3492

    Grades: 7-12 | 23 students
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