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For the 2021 school year, there are 853 alternative public schools serving 76,069 students in Texas.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Texas are Arlington Collegiate High School, Collegiate High School and Corinth Classical Upper School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Texas alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Texas public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Texas Alternative Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Arlington Collegiate High School Alternative School
    Math: ≥80% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2224 Southeast Pkwy
    Arlington, TX 76018
    (817) 515-3550

    Grades: 9-12 | 404 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Collegiate High School Alternative School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    101 Baldwin Coles Building Roo
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404
    (361) 698-2425

    Grades: 9-12 | 399 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Corinth Classical Upper School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    800 Point Vista Dr Ste 518
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (940) 321-1144

    Grades: 8-9 | 135 students
  • Rank: #44.
    James M Steele High School Alternative School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    606 N Walnut
    Roanoke, TX 76262
    (817) 698-5800

    Grades: 9-12 | 144 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Richards School For Young Women Leaders Alternative School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2206 Prather Ln
    Austin, TX 78704
    (512) 414-3236

    Grades: 6-12 | 827 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Mercedes Early College Academy Alternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    837 S Ohio
    Mercedes, TX 78570
    (956) 514-5180

    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Calvin Nelms High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    20625 Clay Rd
    Katy, TX 77449
    (281) 398-8031

    Grades: 9-12 | 164 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Boulevard Heights Alternative School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5100 El Campo
    Fort Worth, TX 76107
    (817) 814-6400

    Grades: K-12 | 50 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Alicia R Chacon Alternative School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    221 Prado Rd
    El Paso, TX 79907
    (915) 434-9200

    Grades: K-8 | 777 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Coppell Classical Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    140 S Heartz Rd
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (972) 242-5864

    Grades: K-5 | 370 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Texas Serenity Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8787 N Houston Rosslyn Rd
    Houston, TX 77060
    (281) 820-9540

    Grades: K-8 | 363 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Alice Carlson Applied Lrn Center Alternative School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3320 W Cantey St
    Fort Worth, TX 76109
    (817) 815-5700

    Grades: K-5 | 393 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Texas Preparatory School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    400 Uhland Rd No 2
    San Marcos, TX 78667
    (512) 805-3000

    Grades: K-6 | 138 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Calvin Nelms Middle School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    20625 Clay Rd
    Katy, TX 77449
    (281) 398-8031

    Grades: 6-8 | 147 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Amarillo Collegiate Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6000 S Georgia
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (806) 367-5447

    Grades: K-12 | 481 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Blakemore Middle School Alternative School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    30 Julian Bivins Blvd
    Boys Ranch, TX 79010
    (806) 534-2361

    Grades: 6-8 | 65 students
  • Rank: #17-2117.- 21.
    Developmental Center Alternative School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    611 N Ross
    Mexia, TX 76667
    (254) 562-4023

    Grades: 5-12 | 24 students
  • Rank: #17-2117.- 21.
    Holmgreen Center Alternative School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    8580 Ewing Halsell
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    (210) 397-5460

    Grades: PK-12 | 75 students
  • Rank: #17-2117.- 21.
    Premier H S Of Huntsville Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2407 Sam Houston Ave Ste C
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (936) 439-5204

    Grades: 9-12 | 64 students
  • Rank: #17-2117.- 21.
    Rosedale Alternative School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2117 W 49th St
    Austin, TX 78756
    (512) 414-3617

    Grades: PK-12 | 232 students
  • Rank: #17-2117.- 21.
    Wall Special Programs Alternative School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    8065 Loop 570
    Sterling City, TX 76951
    (325) 378-4781

    Grades: K-6 | 5 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Southwest Schools Bissonnet El Campus Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    8440 Bissonnet St
    Houston, TX 77074
    (713) 988-5839

    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Premier H S Of El Paso Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1035 Belvedere Ste 116
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (915) 581-4300

    Grades: 9-12 | 127 students
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Premier H S Of New Braunfels Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1928 S Seguin Ave Ste 100a
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (830) 609-6606

    Grades: 9-12 | 103 students
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Premier H S Of North Austin Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    13801 Burnet Rd
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (512) 832-0965

    Grades: 9-12 | 85 students
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Premier H S Of Texarkana Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3448 Summerhill Rd
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (972) 316-3663

    Grades: 9-12 | 61 students
  • Rank: #27-7627.- 76.
    Admin Services Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4250 Cook Rd
    Houston, TX 77072
    (281) 498-8110

    Grades: PK-12 | 72 students
  • Rank: #27-7627.- 76.
    Alter School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1373 Cr 2377
    Alba, TX 75410
    (903) 768-2472

    Grades: 11-12 | 3 students
  • Rank: #27-7627.- 76.
    Annunciation Maternity Home Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3610 Shell Rd
    Georgetown, TX 78628
    (512) 751-4534

    Grades: 8-12 | 8 students
  • Rank: #27-7627.- 76.
    Austin Street Hospital Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1111 W 6th St
    Austin, TX 78703
    (512) 499-1700

    Grades: 5-12 | 16 students
  • Rank: #27-7627.- 76.
    Azleway - Big Sandy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1085 Private Rd 3481
    Big Sandy, TX 75755
    (512) 459-1000

    Grades: 7-12 | 22 students
  • Rank: #27-7627.- 76.
    Cameron County J J A E P Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2330 W Bus Hwy 77
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 361-3509

    Grades: 7-10 | 6 students
  • Rank: #27-7627.- 76.
    Cesar Chavez Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    7814 Alameda Ave
    El Paso, TX 79915
    (915) 434-9600

    Grades: 7-12 | 50 students
  • Rank: #27-7627.- 76.
    Children's Shelter Of Sa Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2939 W Wioodlawn
    San Antonio, TX 78228
    (210) 212-2500

    Grades: PK-5 | 34 students
  • Rank: #27-7627.- 76.
    Chip Richarte High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2295 N Austin Ave
    Georgetown, TX 78628
    (512) 943-5120

    Grades: 9-12 | 66 students
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