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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 12 alternative public schools in South Carolina, serving 995 students.
  • South Carolina alternative public school have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 16% (versus the 43% statewide average).
  • The top ranked alternative public schools in South Carolina are Birchwood School, Evaluation And Detention Center and Willow Lane School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is less than the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Top South Carolina Alternative Public Schools (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Birchwood School Alternative School
    5000 Broad River Road
    Columbia, SC 29212
    (803)896-9278

    Grades: 5-12 | 114 students
  • Evaluation And Detention Center Alternative School
    1731 Shivers Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-7455

    Grades: 5-12 | 237 students
  • Lee High School Alternative School
    990 Wisacki Highway
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-1573

    Grades: 9 | 58 students
  • Macdougall High School Alternative School
    1516 Old Gilliard Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-1573

    Grades: 9 | 7 students
  • Manning High School Alternative School
    502 Beckman Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-1573

    Grades: 9 | 95 students
  • Ridgeland High School Alternative School
    5 Correctional Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-1573

    Grades: 9 | 28 students
  • Sara Babb High School Alternative School
    4450 Broad River Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-1573

    Grades: 9 | 19 students
  • Trenton High School Alternative School
    84 Greenhouse Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-1573

    Grades: 9 | 73 students
  • Turbeville High School Alternative School
    1578 Clarence Coker Highway
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-1573

    Grades: 9 | 193 students
  • Tyger River High School Alternative School
    100-200 Prison Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-1573

    Grades: 9 | 37 students
  • Wateree River High School Alternative School
    8200 State Farm Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-1573

    Grades: 9 | 10 students
  • Willow Lane School Alternative School
    1731 Shivers Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-5952

    Grades: 5-12 | 124 students
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