Top 10 Best Wyoming Alternative Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 31 alternative public schools serving 1,452 students in Wyoming.
The top ranked alternative public schools in Wyoming are New Frontier High School, Heart Mountain Academy and Platte River School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Wyoming alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Wyoming public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 53% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Wyoming public school average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

Best Alternative Public Schools in Wyoming (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
New Frontier High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 Lincoln Heights Drive
Diamondville, WY 83116
(307) 877-5819
Grades: 7-12
| 15 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
Heart Mountain Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
919 Cody Avenue
Cody, WY 82414
(307) 527-1028
Grades: 9-12
| 39 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
Platte River School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 West C Street
Torrington, WY 82240
(307) 532-7101
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
Skyline High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
665 North Tyler
Pinedale, WY 82941
(307) 367-5408
Grades: 9-12
| 30 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
Summit Innovations School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Middle School Road
Jackson, WY 83001
(307) 733-9116
Grades: 9-12
| 46 students
Rank: #66.
Shoshone Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
140 North Ferris Street
Powell, WY 82435
(307) 764-6187
Grades: 9-12
| 27 students
Rank: #77.
Frontier Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
124 North 5th Street
Riverton, WY 82501
(307) 856-9291
Grades: 9-12
| 32 students
Rank: #88.
Peak High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1207 13th Street
Wheatland, WY 82201
(307) 322-2075
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students
Rank: #99.
John C. Schiffer Collaborative School
Alternative School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
850 Dome Loop, Sheridan Colleg
Sheridan, WY 82801
(307) 673-8730
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students
Rank: #1010.
The Bridge School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1150 Main Street
Dayton, WY 82836
(307) 655-2236
Grades: 6-12
| 27 students
Rank: #1111.
Black Butte High School
Alternative School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2410 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82902
(307) 352-3290
Grades: 9-12
| 101 students
Rank: #1212.
The Wright Place
Alternative School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Lewis Street
Sheridan, WY 82801
(307) 673-8730
Grades: 6-8
| 12 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Pathfinder High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
863 Sweetwater Street
Lander, WY 82520
(307) 335-7050
Grades: 9-12
| 52 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Swift Creek High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
222 East 4th Avenue
Afton, WY 83110
(307) 885-7139
Grades: 9-12
| 64 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Cooperative High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
615 Rodeo
Rawlins, WY 82301
(307) 328-9250
Grades: 9-12
| 53 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Expedition Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
410 Upland Way
Green River, WY 82935
(307) 872-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 47 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Horizon Alternative School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
164 Yellowcreek Road
Evanston, WY 82931
(307) 789-0122
Grades: 7-12
| 54 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Whiting High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
801 South 24th Street
Laramie, WY 82070
(307) 721-4449
Grades: 9-12
| 71 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Roosevelt High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Independence Court
Casper, WY 82604
(307) 253-1400
Grades: 9-12
| 242 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Triumph High School
Alternative School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1250 West College Drive
Cheyenne, WY 82007
(307) 771-2500
Grades: 7-12
| 175 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Westwood High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7 Opportunity Spur
Gillette, WY 82717
(307) 682-9809
Grades: 9-12
| 147 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cathedral Home For Children
Alternative School
4989 North 3rd Street
Laramie, WY 82072
(307) 745-8997
Grades: 4-12
| 17 students
Rank: n/an/a
Meadowlark Academy
Alternative School
3304 E I-80 Service Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82009
(307) 829-7355
Grades: 6-12
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
New West High School
Alternative School
300 S. Spruce
Buffalo, WY 82834
(307) 620-2478
Grades: 10-12
| 26 students
Rank: n/an/a
Red Top Meadows
Alternative School
7905 Fall Creek Road
Wilson, WY 83014
(307) 733-9098
Grades: 6-12
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
Saint Joseph's Children's Home
Alternative School
1419 Main Street
Torrington, WY 82240
(307) 532-4197
Grades: K-12
| 10 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wind River Learning Academy
Alternative School
1994 Cougar Drive
Pavillion, WY 82523
(307) 856-7970
Grades: 9-12
| 9 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wyoming Behavioral Institute
Alternative School
2521 East 15th Street
Casper, WY 82609
(800) 457-9312
Grades: K-12
| 13 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wyoming Boys School
Alternative School
1550 Highway 20 South
Worland, WY 82401
(307) 347-5377
Grades: 7-12
| 18 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wyoming Girls School
Alternative School
3500 Big Horn Avenue
Sheridan, WY 82801
(307) 674-7476
Grades: 7-12
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
Youth Emergency Services Inc.
Alternative School
905 N. Gurley Ave.
Gillette, WY 82716
(307) 686-0669
Grades: 7-12
| 12 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked alternative public schools in Wyoming?
The top ranked alternative public schools in Wyoming include New Frontier High School, Heart Mountain Academy and Platte River School.
How many alternative public schools are located in Wyoming?
31 alternative public schools are located in Wyoming.
What is the racial composition of students in Wyoming?
Wyoming alternative public schools minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Wyoming public schools average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

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