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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 726 top alternative public schools in Texas, serving 66,007 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 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas state average of 72%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Top Texas Alternative Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Donna 3d Academy Alternative School
    2110 Hester Ave
    Donna, TX 78537
    (956)464-1254

    Grades: 9-12 | 179 students
  • Abernathy Abernathy Daep Middle School Alternative School
    1200 Houston
    Abernathy, TX 79311
    (806)298-4940

    Grades: 7-9 | 2 students
  • Abilene Abilene Behavioral Health Alternative School
    4225 Woods Pl
    Abilene, TX 79602
    (325)698-6600

    Grades: PK-12 | 22 students
  • El Paso About Face Program Elementary School Alternative School
    4500 Lawrence Ave
    El Paso, TX 79904
    (915)351-3240

    Grades: 2-5 | 5 students
  • Houston Academy Of Accelerated Learning Alternative School
    Charter School
    6711 Bellfort St
    Houston, TX 77081
    (713)645-0336

    Grades: PK-5 | 773 students
  • San Antonio Academy Of Careers And Technologies Charter School Alternative School
    Charter School
    5300 Heath Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78268
    (210)226-7568

    Grades: 9-12 | 193 students
  • San Antonio Academy Of Creative Ed Alternative School
    3736 Perrin Central Bldg2
    San Antonio, TX 78217
    (210)407-0740

    Grades: 10-12 | 140 students
  • Dallas Academy Of Dallas Alternative School
    Charter School
    1030 Oak Park Dr
    Dallas, TX 75232
    (214)371-9600

    Grades: PK-8 | 604 students
  • Corpus Christi Accelerated Learning Center Alternative School
    Charter School
    4129 Greenwood Dr
    Corpus Christi, TX 78416
    (361)887-7766

    Grades: PK-2 | 69 students
  • Wylie Achieve Academy Alternative School
    300 Pirate Dr
    Wylie, TX 75098
    (972)429-2395

    Grades: 2-12 | 141 students
  • Brownsville Adult Ed High School Alternative School
    708 Palm Blvd
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956)548-8175

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Abilene Adult Learning Center Alternative School
    1929 S 11th
    Abilene, TX 79602
    (325)671-4419

    Grades: AE | n/a students
  • Austin Adult Transition Services High School Alternative School
    1020 Walsh Tarleton
    Austin, TX 78746
    (512)732-9020

    Grades: 12 | 26 students
  • El Paso Adult/community Lrn Center Alternative School
    121 Padres Dr
    El Paso, TX 79907
    (915)434-9400

    Grades: AE | n/a students
  • Houston Advanced Virtual Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    1102 Telephone Rd
    Houston, TX 77023
    (713)926-4528

    Grades: 9-12 | 308 students
  • Vidor Aim Center High School Alternative School
    690 Orange St
    Vidor, TX 77662
    (409)951-8780

    Grades: 9-12 | 63 students
  • Galveston Aim College & Career Prep Alternative School
    Charter School
    1110 21st St
    Galveston, TX 77553
    (409)761-6960

    Grades: 6-12 | 91 students
  • Fort Worth Alice Carlson Applied Lrn Center Alternative School
    3320 W Cantey St
    Fort Worth, TX 76109
    (817)815-5700

    Grades: K-5 | 392 students
  • El Paso Alicia R Chacon Elementary School Alternative School
    221 Prado Rd
    El Paso, TX 79907
    (915)434-9200

    Grades: K-8 | 778 students
  • Houston Alief Isd J J A E P High School Alternative School
    2525 Murworth
    Houston, TX 77054
    (713)755-4766

    Grades: 7-12 | 8 students
  • Houston Alief Learning Center (6-12) Alternative School
    4427 Belle Park
    Houston, TX 77072
    (281)983-8000

    Grades: 7-12 | 162 students
  • Plano Allan K & Carolyn H Bird Education Center Alternative School
    1300 19th St
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469)752-2200

    Grades: K-8 | n/a students
  • Schertz Allison Steele Enhanced Learning Center Alternative School
    204 Wright Ave
    Schertz, TX 78154
    (210)945-6401

    Grades: 10-12 | 98 students
  • Magnolia Alpha High School Alternative School
    919 Cloyd St
    Magnolia, TX 77353
    (281)252-2265

    Grades: 9-12 | 88 students
  • Odessa Alter Ed Center Alternative School
    1299 A Yukon
    Odessa, TX 79760
    (432)456-0049

    Grades: 6-12 | 62 students
  • Brady Alter Ed Prog Alternative School
    607 W 11th
    Brady, TX 76825
    (325)597-2170

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Euless Alter Ed Prog Alternative School
    3115 W Pipeline Rd
    Euless, TX 76040
    (817)354-3398

    Grades: 6-12 | 32 students
  • San Antonio Alter High School Alternative School
    103 W Rampart
    San Antonio, TX 78216
    (210)356-7400

    Grades: 9-12 | 91 students
  • Buda Alter Impact Center Alternative School
    4125b F M 967
    Buda, TX 78610
    (512)268-8473

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Keene Alter Learning Center Alternative School
    3625 Hwy 67 E Bldg A
    Keene, TX 76059
    (817)774-5370

    Grades: 10-12 | 7 students
  • Converse Alter School Alternative School
    102 School St
    Converse, TX 78109
    (210)945-6730

    Grades: 6-12 | 77 students
  • Port Neches Alter School Alternative School
    1810 Port Neches Ave
    Port Neches, TX 77651
    (409)722-5924

    Grades: 8-12 | 6 students
  • Lufkin Alter School Alternative School
    1121 Winston 8 Ranch Rd
    Lufkin, TX 75904
    (936)632-7203

    Grades: 1-12 | n/a students
  • Fredericksburg Alter School Alternative School
    1110 S Adams
    Fredericksburg, TX 78624
    (830)990-4598

    Grades: 9-12 | 23 students
  • San Antonio Alternative Center Alternative School
    900 S San Eduardo
    San Antonio, TX 78237
    (210)444-8230

    Grades: 5-11 | 53 students
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