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For the 2021 school year, there are 313 alternative public schools in Washington, serving 39,202 students.
Washington alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked alternative public schools in Washington are Challenge Elementary School, Stella Schola and Tesla Stem High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is more than the Washington public school average of 18:1.

Top Washington Alternative Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Challenge Elementary School Alternative School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5409 228th St Sw
    Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
    (425) 431-7157

    Grades: K-6 | 331 students
  • Stella Schola Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    13505 Ne 75th Street
    Redmond, WA 98052
    (425) 936-2475

    Grades: 6-8 | 90 students
  • Tesla Stem High School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4301 228th Ave Ne
    Redmond, WA 98053
    (425) 936-2770

    Grades: 9-12 | 605 students
  • International Community School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 95% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    11133 Ne 65th St
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2380

    Grades: 6-12 | 438 students
  • Raisbeck Aviation High School Alternative School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    9229 East Marginal Way S
    Seattle, WA 98108
    (206) 631-7200

    Grades: 9-12 | 410 students
  • Northstar Middle School Alternative School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    10903 Ne 53rd St
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-1760

    Grades: 6-8 | 90 students
  • Discovery School Alternative School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12801 84th Ne
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2704

    Grades: K-5 | 69 students
  • Explorer Community School Alternative School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7040 208th Ne
    Redmond, WA 98052
    (425) 936-2533

    Grades: 1-5 | 71 students
  • International School Alternative School
    Math: 88% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    445 128th Ave Se
    Bellevue, WA 98005
    (425) 456-6500

    Grades: 6-12 | 578 students
  • Cam Academy Alternative School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    715 Nw Onsdorff Blvd.
    Battle Ground, WA 98604
    (360) 885-6800

    Grades: 3-12 | 522 students
  • Maplewood Parent Coop Alternative School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8500 200th St Sw
    Edmonds, WA 98026
    (425) 431-7515

    Grades: K-8 | 489 students
  • Environmental & Adventure School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8040 Ne 132nd
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2355

    Grades: 6-8 | 139 students
  • Renaissance School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    400 228th Ave Ne
    Sammamish, WA 98074
    (425) 936-1544

    Grades: 6-8 | 93 students
  • Thornton Creek Elementary School Alternative School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7712 40th Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206) 252-5300

    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
  • Cascade K-8 Community School Alternative School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2800 Ne 200th
    Seattle, WA 98155
    (206) 393-4180

    Grades: K-8 | 224 students
  • Choice Academy Alternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    18367 8th Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98148
    (206) 631-7630

    Grades: 7-12 | 165 students
  • Emerson K-12 Alternative School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10903 Ne 53rd Street
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    (425) 936-2311

    Grades: K-12 | 60 students
  • Kent Mountain View Academy Alternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    22420 Military Rd S
    Seattle, WA 98198
    (253) 373-7488

    Grades: K-12 | 288 students
  • Eagle Harbor High School Alternative School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9530 Ne High School Rd
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
    (206) 780-1387

    Grades: 9-12 | 107 students
  • Pathfinder K-8 School Alternative School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5012 Sw Genesee St
    Seattle, WA 98116
    (206) 252-9710

    Grades: K-8 | 487 students
  • Salmon Bay K-8 School Alternative School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1810 Nw 65 St
    Seattle, WA 98117
    (206) 252-1720

    Grades: K-8 | 647 students
  • Madrona Nongraded Alternative School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9300 236th St Sw
    Edmonds, WA 98020
    (425) 431-7979

    Grades: PK-8 | 637 students
  • Bellevue Big Picture School Alternative School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    14844 Se 22nd Street
    Bellevue, WA 98007
    (425) 456-7800

    Grades: 6-12 | 381 students
  • Tops K-8 School Alternative School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2500 Franklin Av E
    Seattle, WA 98102
    (206) 252-3510

    Grades: PK-8 | 471 students
  • H.o.m.e. Program Alternative School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2607 Jones Ave S
    Renton, WA 98055
    (425) 204-2520

    Grades: K-12 | 131 students
  • Bryant Center Alternative School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    N 910 Ash St
    Spokane, WA 99201
    (509) 354-7810

    Grades: PK-12 | 300 students
  • Parade Alternative School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    32302 Ne 50th St
    Carnation, WA 98014
    (206) 333-4370

    Grades: PK-12 | 122 students
  • Vancouver Home Connection Alternative School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    301 S Lieser Rd
    Vancouver, WA 98668
    (360) 313-4990

    Grades: K-12 | 162 students
  • Homeconnection Alternative School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    350 S. Oak Harbor St.
    Oak Harbor, WA 98277
    (360) 279-8826

    Grades: K-12 | 167 students
  • Lincoln High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    924 W 9th St
    Port Angeles, WA 98363
    (360) 452-9502

    Grades: 9-12 | 72 students
  • Avanti High School Alternative School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1113 Legion Way Se
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 596-7900

    Grades: 9-12 | 138 students
  • Edmonds Heights K-12 Alternative School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    23200 100th Ave W
    Edmonds, WA 98020
    (425) 431-7840

    Grades: K-12 | 528 students
  • Sequim Community School Alternative School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    220 W. Alder
    Sequim, WA 98382
    (360) 582-3400

    Grades: PK-12 | 136 students
  • Cascade Parent Partnership Program Alternative School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2919 1st Avenue West
    Seattle, WA 98119
    (206) 706-4270

    Grades: K-12 | 159 students
  • Valley Academy Of Learning Alternative School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1911 N Wenatche Avenue
    Wenatchee, WA 98801
    (509) 662-6417

    Grades: K-12 | 197 students
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