Top 10 Best Utah Alternative Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 29 alternative public schools serving 6,689 students in Utah.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Utah are Diamond Ridge High School, North Sanpete Special Purpose School and Uintah River 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 17% (versus the Utah public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Utah public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Utah Alternative Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Diamond Ridge High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    825 East 9085 South
    Sandy, UT 84094
    (801) 826-9900

    Grades: 9-12 | 91 students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    North Sanpete Special Purpose School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    220 East 700 South
    Mount Pleasant, UT 84647
    (435) 462-2485

    Grades: K-12 | 88 students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Uintah River High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    998 E 7500 S
    Fort Duchesne, UT 84026
    (435) 725-4088

    Grades: 9-12 | 72 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Blue Peak High School Alternative School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    211 S Tooele Blvd
    Tooele, UT 84074
    (435) 833-8700

    Grades: K-12 | 2,065 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    Millcreek High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2410 E Riverside Dr
    Saint George, UT 84790
    (435) 628-2462

    Grades: 7-12 | 225 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    Summit High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1581 W 1000 S
    Orem, UT 84058
    (801) 610-8183

    Grades: 7-12 | 119 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    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 | 194 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Valley High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    325 W 11000 S
    South Jordan, UT 84095
    (801) 572-7035

    Grades: 7-12 | 450 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Lighthouse High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    251 W 400 N
    Price, UT 84501
    (435) 637-7540

    Grades: 10-12 | 90 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Ashley Valley Educ. Center 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 | 123 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Cache High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    265 W 1400 N
    Logan, UT 84341
    (435) 755-0716

    Grades: 5-12 | 145 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Fast Forward High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    875 W 1400 N
    Logan, UT 84321
    (435) 713-4255

    Grades: 9-12 | 236 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Renaissance Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    264 S 500 E
    Kaysville, UT 84037
    (801) 402-0350

    Grades: K-12 | 431 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    George Washington High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    455 28th Street
    Ogden, UT 84401
    (801) 737-7400

    Grades: 7-12 | 217 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Independence High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    636 N Independence Ave
    Provo, UT 84601
    (801) 374-4920

    Grades: 5-12 | 195 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Granite Connection High School Alternative School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 E 3900 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107
    (385) 646-5435

    Grades: K-12 | 487 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Horizonte Instruction & Training Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1234 S Main
    Salt Lake City, UT 84101
    (801) 578-8574

    Grades: 7-12 | 434 students
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Cedar Ridge High School Alternative School
    555 W 100 N
    Richfield, UT 84701
    (435) 896-9464

    Grades: 6-12 | 45 students
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Dale Young Community High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    230 W 200 S
    Brigham City, UT 84302
    (435) 734-4834

    Grades: 5-12 | 136 students
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Landmark High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20%
    612 S Main
    Spanish Fork, UT 84660
    (801) 798-4030

    Grades: 10-12 | 287 students
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Mountain High School Alternative School
    490 S 500 E
    Kaysville, UT 84037
    (801) 402-0450

    Grades: 10-12 | 147 students
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Polaris High School Alternative School
    1551 W 1000 S
    Orem, UT 84058
    (801) 610-8180

    Grades: 9-12 | 133 students
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Provo Adult Education Alternative School
    636 N Independence Ave
    Provo, UT 84601
    (801) 374-4840

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Slate Canyon Alternative School
    1991 S State
    Provo, UT 84606
    (801) 374-4830

    Grades: 7-12 | 8 students
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Southpointe Adult High School Alternative School
    9301 S Wights Fort Rd
    West Jordan, UT 84084
    (801) 256-5952

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Southwest Educational Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    510 W 800 S
    Cedar City, UT 84720
    (435) 586-2870

    Grades: K-12 | 137 students
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Southwest High School Alternative School
    16 S 300 W
    Saint George, UT 84770
    (435) 652-4709

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Summit View Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    1100 Orchard Ave
    Ogden, UT 84404
    (801) 476-4960

    Grades: 4-9 | 3 students
  • Rank: #18-2918.- 29.
    Youth Educational Support School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: PS%
    450 East 3700 South
    Salt Lake City, UT 84115
    (385) 646-4682

    Grades: K-12 | 131 students
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