Top 10 Best West Virginia Alternative Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 32 alternative public schools serving 321 students in West Virginia.
The top ranked alternative public schools in West Virginia are Barboursville School, Beckley Center and Board Of Child Care. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
West Virginia alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the West Virginia public school average of 10% (majority Black).

Best West Virginia Alternative Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Barboursville School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1535 Martha Road
Barboursville, WV 25504
(304) 736-0915
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Beckley Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4712 Robert C. Byrd Drive
Beckley, WV 25801
(304) 250-6570
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Board Of Child Care
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
715 Brown Road
Charleston, WV 25305
(304) 274-3688
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Davis-stuart School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
163 Cottage Drive
Lewisburg, WV 24901
(304) 647-5577
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Donald R. Kuhn Juvenile Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Lory Place
Julian, WV 25529
(304) 369-2987
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Gateway Achievement Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
37 Oak Ave
Moundsville, WV 26041
(304) 843-4526
Grades: 8-12
| 22 students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Mason County School For Success
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
758 Scenic Drive
Point Pleasant, WV 25550
(304) 773-5539
Grades: 8-12
| 14 students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Northern Reg. Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 233-9506
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Pressley Ridge At Laurel Park
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
591 Pressley Ridge Road
Clarksburg, WV 26301
(304) 363-3406
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Randolph County Alternative Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1425 South Davis Avenue
Elkins, WV 26241
(304) 636-9156
Grades: 7-12
| 7 students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Robert L. Shell Juvenile Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2 O'hanlon Place
Barboursville, WV 25504
(304) 733-2069
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Sam Perdue Juvenile Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
843 Shelter Road
Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 425-4689
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Vicki Douglas Juvenile Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
900 Emmett Rousch Drive
Martinsburg, WV 25401
(304) 267-0167
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1 - 141. - 14.
Wv Childrens Home
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
109 Maple Street
Elkins, WV 26241
(304) 637-0278
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1515.
Fairmont Youth Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
#5 Crosswind Drive
Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 363-3406
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Burlington Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
161 Hope Lane
Burlington, WV 26710
(304) 289-6018
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Cabell Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 5th Ave
Huntington, WV 25702
(304) 528-5060
Grades: 6-12
| 52 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Elkins Mountain School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Bell Street
Elkins, WV 26241
(304) 637-0313
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Harrison County Evolution Middle School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1349 Shinnston Pk
Clarksburg, WV 26301
(304) 326-7560
Grades: 6-8
| 15 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Pressley Ridge At Grant Gardens
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2580 Grant Gardens Road
Ona, WV 25545
(304) 743-3615
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
Rank: #2121.
Chandler Academy
Alternative School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 School Street
Charleston, WV 25312
(304) 348-6133
Grades: 1-12
| 174 students
Anthony Center
Alternative School
Hc 70 Route 92, Box N-1
White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
(304) 536-4151
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Barnes Learning Center (alc)
Alternative School
100 Naomi Street
Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 367-2127
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Bluefield Alternative Learning Center
Alternative School
2002 Stadium Drive
Bluefield, WV 24702
(304) 325-2481
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Davis Center
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
141 Forestry Camp Road
Davis, WV 26260
(304) 259-5252
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Gene Sparado Regional Juvenile Center
Alternative School
106 Martin Drive
Mount Hope, WV 25880
(304) 877-6904
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Harrison County Evolution High School
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
1349 Shinnston Pk
Clarksburg, WV 26301
(304) 326-7560
Grades: 9-12
| 25 students
J.m. Chick Buckbee Juvenile Center
Alternative School
Math: <50%
1 Jerry Lane
Augusta, WV 26704
(304) 496-1369
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
60 Manfred Holland Way
Dunbar, WV 25064
(304) 766-3502
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Lorrie Yeager Juvenile Center
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
907 Mission Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-4862
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Mineral County Alternative Program
Alternative School
Math: <50%
89 Baker Place
Keyser, WV 26726
(304) 788-4213
Grades: 6-11
| 12 students
Princeton Alternative Learning Center
Alternative School
300 N. Johnston Street
Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 487-3138
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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