Top Virginia Alternative Public Middle Schools

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 20 top alternative public middle schools in Virginia, serving 525 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 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia state average of 50%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Top Virginia Alternative Public Middle Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Collinsville Breaking Barriers Alternative Ed/henry Co Alternative School
    340 Ridgedale Drive, Po Box 89
    Collinsville, VA 24078

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Alexandria Bryant Alternative High School Alternative School
    2709 Popkins Ln
    Alexandria, VA 22306

    Grades: 7-12 | 302 students
  • Hillsville Carroll-galax Regional Alternative Ed Prgm/the Rae Center Alternative School
    C/o Carrol Co Public Schls, 60
    Hillsville, VA 24343

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a students
  • Charlottesville Charlottesville Alternative Alternative School
    341 11th Street Nw
    Charlottesville, VA 22903

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a students
  • Bristol Crossroads Alternative/bristol City Alternative School
    C/o Bristol City Public Schls,
    Bristol, VA 24201

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a students
  • Newport News Enterprise Academy/newport News City Alternative School
    813 Diligence Dr Ste 110
    Newport News, VA 23606

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • Richmond Metro Richmond Alternative Ed Alternative School
    C/o Richmond City Public Schls
    Richmond, VA 23219

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Williamsburg Middle Peninsula Juvenile Detention Home Alternative School
    9300 Merrimac Trail
    Williamsburg, VA 23185

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Christiansburg Montgomery Central Alternative School
    208 College St.
    Christiansburg, VA 24073

    Grades: 8-12 | n/a students
  • Manassas New Dominion Alt. Ctr./prince William Co. Alternative School
    C/o Pr William Co Pub Schls, 8
    Manassas, VA 22110

    Grades: 6-8 | n/a students
  • Jetersville Piedmont Alternative Alternative School
    148 Vo-tech Road
    Jetersville, VA 23083

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Lebanon Project Bridge/russell Co Alternative School
    1 School Board Dr
    Lebanon, VA 24266

    Grades: 4-12 | n/a students
  • Powhatan Project Return/powhatan Co Alternative School
    C/o Powhatan Co Public Schls,
    Powhatan, VA 23139

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • Wise Regional Learning Academy/wise Co Alternative School
    C/o Wise Co Public Schls, Po B
    Wise, VA 24293

    Grades: 8-12 | n/a students
  • Gate City Renaissance/scott Co Alternative School
    C/o Scott Co Public Schls, 340
    Gate City, VA 24251

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Richmond Richmond Acceleration Prgm. Alternative School
    100 W. Baker St.
    Richmond, VA 23220

    Grades: 6-11 | n/a students
  • Richmond Richmond Alternative Alternative School
    119 West Leigh Street
    Richmond, VA 23220

    Grades: 6-12 | 223 students
  • Lawrenceville Southside L.i.n.k. Project/brunswick Co Alternative School
    C/o Brunswick Co Public Schls,
    Lawrenceville, VA 23868

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Danville W.w. Moore Junior Juvenile Detention Home Alternative School
    603 Colquhoun St.
    Danville, VA 24541

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • Richmond Yvonne B. Miller High School Alternative School
    600 E. Main Street, Floor 20
    Richmond, VA 23219

    Grades: 6-13 | n/a students
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