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  • There are 7 alternative public schools in Pennsylvania, serving 266 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 80% 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.

Pennsylvania Alternative Public Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • CressonCresson Secure Treatment Unit High SchoolAlternative School
    251 Corrections Road, 251 Corr
    CressonPA 16630
    (814)886-6258

    Grades: 9-12 | 21 students
  • DanvilleDanville Center Adolescent FemaleAlternative School
    13 Kirkbride Drive
    DanvillePA 17821
    (570)271-4751

    Grades: 7-12 | 28 students
  • LoysvilleLoysville Youth Dev CenterAlternative School
    Loysville Complex, 10 Opportun
    LoysvillePA 17047
    (717)789-3841

    Grades: 5-12 | 86 students
  • DanvilleNorth Central Secure Trmnt Unt High SchoolAlternative School
    210 Clinic Rd
    DanvillePA 17821
    (570)271-4710

    Grades: 7-12 | 60 students
  • South MountainSouth Mountain Secure Trmnt Un High SchoolAlternative School
    10056 South Mountain Rd, 10056
    South MountainPA 17261
    (717)749-4511

    Grades: 7-12 | 21 students
  • White HavenYouth Forestry Camp #2 High SchoolAlternative School
    Hickory Run State Park
    White HavenPA 18661
    (570)443-9524

    Grades: 7-12 | 27 students
  • James CreekYouth Forestry Camp #3 High SchoolAlternative School
    Trough Creek St Pk Rd 1 Bx 175
    James CreekPA 16657
    (814)658-3492

    Grades: 7-12 | 23 students
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