Top 10 Best Virginia Alternative Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 126 alternative public schools serving 4,108 students in Virginia.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Virginia are Richmond Alternative, Mountain View High School and Carver College And Career Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Virginia alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 78% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Virginia Alternative Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Richmond Alternative
Alternative School
Math: 66% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
119 West Leigh Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-4388
Grades: 6-12
| 3,241 students
Rank: #22.
Mountain View High School
Alternative School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5775 Spindle Ct
Centreville, VA 20121
(703) 227-2316
Grades: 9-12
| 138 students
Rank: #33.
Carver College And Career Academy
Alternative School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
12400 Branders Bridge Road
Chester, VA 23831
(804) 768-6156
Grades: 9-12
| 284 students
Rank: #44.
Yvonne B. Miller High School
Alternative School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
600 E. Main Street, Floor 20
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 371-0700
Grades: 6-12
| 90 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Chesterfield Juvenile Detention Home
Alternative School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9700 Krause Rd.
Chesterfield, VA 23832
(804) 706-2160
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Piedmont Regional Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Industrial Pk. Rd
Farmville, VA 23901
(434) 392-3834
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Rappahannock Juvenile Detention Home
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
275 Wyche Rd.
Stafford, VA 22555
(540) 658-1481
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Tidewater Juvenile Detention Home - Chesapeake
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
420 Albemarle Dr.
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 382-6788
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Fairfax Juvenile Detention Home
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
10650 Page Ave.
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 246-2915
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Middle Peninsula Juvenile Detention Home
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9300 Merrimac Trail
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 887-0225
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Norfolk Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1260 Security Ln.
Norfolk, VA 23502
(757) 892-3310
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
W.w. Moore Jr. Juvenile Detention Home
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
603 Colquhoun St.
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 773-8170
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #1313.
Virginia Beach Juvenile Detention Home
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
(757) 468-8960
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #1414.
Newport News Juvenile Detention Home
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
228 25th St.
Newport News, VA 23607
(757) 926-7352
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #1515.
Bryant High School
Alternative School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2709 Popkins Ln
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 660-2001
Grades: 9-12
| 193 students
Rank: #1616.
Fairfax County Adult High School
Alternative School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6815 Edsall Road, Suite 211
Springfield, VA 22151
(703) 658-2740
Grades: 9-12
| 162 students
Rank: n/an/a
Academies Of Loudoun
Alternative School
42075 Loudoun Academy Drive
Leesburg, VA 20175
(571) 252-1980
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Academy 360
Alternative School
13900 Hull Street Road
Midlothian, VA 23112
(804) 768-6165
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Academy At Virginia Randolph
Alternative School
2204 Mountain Rd
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 261-5085
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
The Academy Of International Studies At Rosemont
Alternative School
1330 Branch Rd.
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 852-4610
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Achievement Integrity And Maturity
Alternative School
C/o Kathryn Salerno, 2709 Popk
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 660-2064
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Adult & Career Education Center
Alternative School
141 Goode Street
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 799-6471
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Adult Education Center
Alternative School
201 East Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23075
(804) 328-4095
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Adult Learning Ctr.
Alternative School
5100 Cleveland Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 648-6050
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Alc At Bryant
Alternative School
2709 Popkins Ln
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 660-2101
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Alc At Burke
Alternative School
Burke School, 9645 Burke Lake
Marshall, VA 20115
(703) 426-7300
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Alc At Montrose
Alternative School
6525 Montrose St
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 658-5800
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Alc At Mountain View
Alternative School
5775 Spindle Ct
Centreville, VA 20121
(571) 522-6840
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Altern Ed Prgm/behav Disord Youth/montgomery
Alternative School
C/o Montgomery Co Public Schls
Christiansburg, VA 24073
(540) 381-6116
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Alternative Education Center
Alternative School
254 Monroe Drive
Stanardsville, VA 22973
(434) 939-9004
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Alternative Education Center
Alternative School
6825 Skipwith Road
Skipwith, VA 23968
(434) 738-6111
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Alternative Education Ctr.
Alternative School
4484 Catlett Road
Midland, VA 22728
(540) 422-7390
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
5937 Cove Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 562-3700
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Aspire Academy
Alternative School
2020 Westwood Ave
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 780-7911
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Bedford County Alternative Education Center
Alternative School
600 Edmund Street
Bedford, VA 24523
(540) 586-1270
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
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