Top 3 Best South Carolina Alternative Public Middle Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 3 alternative public middle schools serving 475 students in South Carolina.
The top ranked alternative public middle schools in South Carolina are Birchwood School, Evaluation And Detention Center and Willow Lane School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
South Carolina alternative public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 10% (versus the South Carolina public middle school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 17% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public middle school average of 48% (majority Black).

Top South Carolina Alternative Public Middle Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Birchwood School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5000 Broad River Road
    Columbia, SC 29212
    (803) 896-9278

    Grades: 5-12 | 114 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Evaluation And Detention Center Alternative School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1731 Shivers Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803) 896-7455

    Grades: 5-12 | 237 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Willow Lane School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1731 Shivers Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803) 896-5952

    Grades: 5-12 | 124 students
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