Top 5 Best Arizona Alternative Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 20 alternative private schools serving 1,730 students in Arizona.
The best top ranked alternative private schools in Arizona include Sedona Sky Academy, Smart Schools and Canyon State Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 90%, which is higher than the Arizona private school average acceptance rate of 88%.
35% of alternative private schools in Arizona are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod).

Top Ranked Arizona Alternative Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Fusion Academy Scottsdale
Fusion Academy Scottsdale Photo - Classes at Fusion are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom. Students have different teachers for different subjects, and teachers act as mentors in the one-to-one setting.
Alternative School
8700 N. Gainey Center Drive, Suite 150
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 5-11
| students
Canyon State Academy
All-boys | Alternative School
(2)
20061 E Rittenhouse Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
(480) 987-2024
Grades: 4-12
| 333 students
Sedona Sky Academy
Sedona Sky Academy Photo
All-girls | Alternative School
(1)
3090 E. Coronado Trail
Rimrock, AZ 86335
(928) 821-1630
Grades: 7-12
| 29 students
Serenity Learning Center
Serenity Learning Center Photo
Alternative School
2740 East Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85204
(480) 757-5350
Grades: K-12
| 78 students
Smart Schools
Alternative School (Christian)
1440 S Clearview Ave Ste 101
Mesa, AZ 85209
(844) 467-5278
Grades: 6-12
| 273 students
Vita Schools of Innovation
Vita Schools of Innovation Photo
Alternative School
4302 E Broadway Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 828-9218
Grades: 9-12
| 40 students
Brightmont Academy - Chandler
Brightmont Academy - Chandler Photo - Taking individual courses at Brightmont Academy offers an effective one-to-one instruction alternative for students to learn concepts and skills by progressing at their own pace.
Alternative School
(1)
5540 W. Chandler Boulevard, Ste 1
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 526-7090
Grades: 1-12
| students
Camelback Christian School
Alternative School (Christian)
3900 E Stanford Dr
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
(602) 957-0215
Grades: PK-K
| 75 students
Chaparral Christian Preschool & Kindergarten
Alternative School (Christian)
6451 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 991-6440
Grades: PK-6
| 114 students
Early Education Center
Alternative School (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
3501 E Chandler Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85048
(480) 759-4047
Grades: PK-K
| 136 students
Highland Free School
Alternative School
510 S Highland Ave
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 623-0104
Grades: K-6
| 32 students
Kino Learning Center
Kino Learning Center Photo - Kino School in Tucson, Arizona
Alternative School
(13)
6625 N 1st Ave
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 297-7278
Grades: K-12
| 53 students
The Marion Burton School
Alternative School
1200 N 77th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
(480) 945-3302
Grades: 6-12
| 17 students
Mingus Mountain Academy
All-girls | Alternative School
Po Box 26485
Prescott Valley, AZ 86312
(602) 335-2000
Grades: 6-12
| 137 students
San Pedro Valley Academy
All-boys | Alternative School
6107 E Grant Rd
Tucson, AZ 85712
(877) 304-3329
Grades: 9-12
| 45 students
Smart Schools Llc
Alternative School (Christian)
4540 E Baseline Rd Ste 112
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 689-5999
Grades: 12
| 150 students
Truthful Beginnings
Truthful Beginnings Photo
Alternative School (Christian)
401 W Relation St
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 792-2858
Grades: PK-12
| 23 students
William K Eaton School
All-boys | Alternative School
868 E University Dr
Mesa, AZ 85203
(480) 969-4024
Grades: 8-12
| 46 students
Youth Development Institute School
Alternative School
1830 E Roosevelt St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 256-5300
Grades: 7-12
| 134 students
Zion's Daycare & Learning Center
Alternative School (Christian)
7643 W Acoma Dr
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 878-4203
Grades: K-2
| 15 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked alternative private schools in Arizona?
The top ranked alternative private schools in Arizona include Sedona Sky Academy, Smart Schools and Canyon State Academy.
How many alternative private schools are located in Arizona?
20 alternative private schools are located in Arizona.
How diverse are alternative private schools in Arizona?
Arizona alternative private schools are approximately 55% minority students, which is higher than the Arizona private school average of 40%.
What percentage of alternative private schools are religiously affiliated in Arizona?
35% of alternative private schools in Arizona are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod).

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