Rhode Island Alternative Public Schools

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  • There are 5 alternative public schools in Rhode Island, serving 1,310 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 40%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Rhode Island Alternative Public Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • ProvidenceAcademy For Career ExplorationAlternative School
    Charter School
    155 Harrison Street
    ProvidenceRI 02907
    (401)456-1738

    Grades: 9-12 | 190 students
  • CranstonDcyf Alternative Ed. Program High SchoolAlternative School
    57 Power Road
    CranstonRI 02920
    (401)462-7248

    Grades: 7-12 | 75 students
  • ProvidenceE-cubed AcademyAlternative School
    812 Branch Avenue
    ProvidenceRI 02904
    (401)456-0694

    Grades: 9-12 | 353 students
  • Wood River JunctionThe R.y.s.e SchoolAlternative School
    459 Switch Road
    Wood River JunctionRI 02894
    (401)364-1160

    Grades: 4-12 | 39 students
  • ProvidenceTimes2 AcademyAlternative School
    Charter School
    50 Fillmore Street
    ProvidenceRI 02908
    (401)272-5094

    Grades: KG-12 | 653 students
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