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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 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Top Pennsylvania Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

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