Top Rhode Island Alternative Public Schools

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 5 top alternative public schools in Rhode Island, serving 1,342 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 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Top Rhode Island Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Providence Academy For Career Exploration Alternative School
    Charter School
    155 Harrison Street
    Providence, RI 02907
    (401)456-1738

    Grades: 9-12 | 201 students
  • Cranston Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program High School Alternative School
    57 Power Road
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401)462-7248

    Grades: 8-12 | 65 students
  • Providence E-cubed Academy Alternative School
    812 Branch Avenue
    Providence, RI 02904
    (401)456-0694

    Grades: 9-12 | 346 students
  • Wood River Junction The R.Y.S.E School Alternative School
    459 Switch Road
    Wood River Junction, RI 02894
    (401)364-1160

    Grades: 2-12 | 55 students
  • Providence Times2 Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    50 Fillmore Street
    Providence, RI 02908
    (401)272-5094

    Grades: K-12 | 675 students
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