Top 10 Best Utah Alternative Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 29 alternative public schools serving 6,431 students in Utah.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Utah are Granite Connection High School, Horizonte Instruction & Training Center and Millcreek High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Utah alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Utah public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Utah public school average of 28% (majority Hispanic).

Best Alternative Public Schools in Utah (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 81. - 8.
Granite Connection High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(385) 646-5435
Grades: K-12
| 398 students
Rank: #1 - 81. - 8.
Horizonte Instruction & Training Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1234 S Main
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 578-8574
Grades: 7-12
| 358 students
Rank: #1 - 81. - 8.
Millcreek High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2410 E Riverside Dr
Saint George, UT 84790
(435) 628-2462
Grades: 7-12
| 128 students
Rank: #1 - 81. - 8.
Polaris High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
708 So Utah Valley Drive
American Fork, UT 84003
(801) 610-8180
Grades: 9-12
| 212 students
Rank: #1 - 81. - 8.
Summit High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
704 S Utah Valley Drive
American Fork, UT 84003
(801) 610-8183
Grades: 7-12
| 86 students
Rank: #1 - 81. - 8.
Sunrise High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
230 W 200 S
Brigham City, UT 84302
(435) 734-4834
Grades: 5-12
| 183 students
Rank: #1 - 81. - 8.
Uintah River High School
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
998 E 7500 S
Fort Duchesne, UT 84026
(435) 725-4088
Grades: 9-12
| 72 students
Rank: #1 - 81. - 8.
Valley High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
325 W 11000 S
South Jordan, UT 84095
(801) 572-7035
Grades: 7-12
| 338 students
Rank: #99.
Diamond Ridge High School
Alternative School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
825 East 9085 South
Sandy, UT 84094
(801) 826-9900
Grades: 6-12
| 88 students
Rank: #1010.
Pleasant Creek High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
55 E 100 South
Mount Pleasant, UT 84647
(435) 462-2817
Grades: K-12
| 88 students
Rank: #1111.
Landmark High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
612 S Main
Spanish Fork, UT 84660
(801) 798-4030
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1212.
Southwest Educational Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
510 W 800 S
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 586-2870
Grades: K-12
| 2,141 students
Rank: #1313.
George Washington High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
455 28th Street
Ogden, UT 84401
(801) 737-7400
Grades: 7-12
| 211 students
Rank: #1414.
Cache High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
265 W 1400 N
Logan, UT 84341
(435) 755-0716
Grades: 5-12
| 138 students
Rank: #1515.
Blue Peak High School
Alternative School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
211 S Tooele Blvd
Tooele, UT 84074
(435) 833-8700
Grades: K-12
| 121 students
Rank: #1616.
Two Rivers High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
955 W 12th Street
Ogden, UT 84404
(801) 476-3920
Grades: 7-12
| 202 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Fast Forward High School
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
875 W 1400 N
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 713-4255
Grades: 9-12
| 311 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Independence High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
636 N Independence Ave
Provo, UT 84601
(801) 374-4920
Grades: 5-12
| 253 students
Rank: #1919.
Renaissance Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
264 S 500 E
Kaysville, UT 84037
(801) 402-0350
Grades: K-12
| 395 students
Rank: #2020.
Youth Educational Support School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
450 East 3700 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(385) 646-4682
Grades: K-12
| 83 students
Rank: #2121.
Ashley Valley Educ. Ctr.
Alternative School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
559 N 1700 W
Vernal, UT 84078
(435) 781-4675
Grades: 8-12
| 229 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cedar Ridge High School
Alternative School
555 W 100 N
Richfield, UT 84701
(435) 896-9464
Grades: 6-12
| 55 students
Rank: n/an/a
Horizon Academy
Alternative School
955 W 12th Street
Ogden, UT 84404
(801) 476-3924
Grades: 6-12
| 66 students
Rank: n/an/a
Malan's Peak Secondary
Alternative School
790 W 12th St
Ogden, UT 84404
(801) 334-0271
Grades: 7-12
| 31 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mountain High School
Alternative School
490 S 500 E
Kaysville, UT 84037
(801) 402-0450
Grades: 10-12
| 232 students
Rank: n/an/a
Provo Adult Education
Alternative School
636 N Independence Ave
Provo, UT 84601
(801) 374-4840
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Slate Canyon
Alternative School
1991 S State
Provo, UT 84606
(801) 374-4830
Grades: 7-12
| 12 students
Rank: n/an/a
Southpointe Adult High School
Alternative School
9301 S Wights Fort Rd
West Jordan, UT 84084
(801) 256-5952
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Southwest High School
Alternative School
16 S 300 W
Saint George, UT 84770
(435) 652-4709
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked alternative public schools in Utah?
The top ranked alternative public schools in Utah include Granite Connection High School, Horizonte Instruction & Training Center and Millcreek High School.
How many alternative public schools are located in Utah?
29 alternative public schools are located in Utah.
What is the racial composition of students in Utah?
Utah alternative public schools minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Utah public schools average of 28% (majority Hispanic).

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