Best Massachusetts Alternative Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 21 alternative private schools serving 1,041 students in Massachusetts.
The best top ranked alternative private school in Massachusetts include The Phoenix School.
The average acceptance rate is 86%, which is higher than the Massachusetts private school average acceptance rate of 71%.
14% of alternative private schools in Massachusetts are religiously affiliated (most commonly Jewish and Pentecostal).

Top Ranked Massachusetts Alternative Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Fayerweather Street School
Fayerweather Street School Photo - Stop by for a visit during our annual Fall into Fayerweather: Open House on November 4 from 10 AM - 12 PM! Come and learn more about our community and our approach to progressive education. You'll get to explore our school, meet faculty and staff, talk with parents, and play on our giant slide!
Alternative School
(2)
765 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-4746
Grades: PK-8
| 205 students
Fusion Academy Burlington
Fusion Academy Burlington Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
100 Summit Drive, Suite 200
Burlington, MA 01803
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| students
Fusion Academy Hingham
Fusion Academy Hingham Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
(2)
99 Derby Street, Suite 103
Hingham, MA 02043
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| students
Fusion Academy Newton
Fusion Academy Newton Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
320 Needham Street, Suite 100
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| students
The Tremont School
The Tremont School Photo
Alternative School
(9)
575 Virginia Rd., Suite 100
Concord, MA 01742
(781) 235-4805
Grades: 5-12
| 43 students
The Phoenix School
The Phoenix School Photo - Getting outdoors is important part of a Phoenix education. Here, we're using one of the Peabody Essex Museum's historic houses with a beautiful garden to be bontanists, taking notes and drawing the flowers we see. Later we will add notes about the parts and their functions of each flower/plant we draw.
Alternative School
(4)
28 Goodhue Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 741-0870
Grades: K-8
| 35 students
Access Futures Child Care Center
Alternative School
799 W Boylston St Ste 3
Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 438-0784
Grades: PK
| 30 students
The Common School
Alternative School
(1)
521 S. Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01002
(413) 256-8989
Grades: PK-6
| 95 students
Corwin-russell School At Broccoli Hall
Alternative School
(1)
142 North Rd
Sudbury, MA 01776
(978) 369-1444
Grades: 6-12
| 55 students
Cottage Hill Academy
All-girls | Alternative School
83 Hospital Rd
Baldwinville, MA 01436
(978) 652-1117
Grades: 5-10
| 9 students
Country Montessori Preschool Of Sutton
Alternative School
30 Burbank Rd
Sutton, MA 01590
(508) 865-4223
Grades: PK-K
| 100 students
Eliot-pearson Children's School
Alternative School
105 College Ave
Medford, MA 02155
(617) 627-2424
Grades: PK-2
| 60 students
Greater Visions Childrens Center
Alternative School
180 Old Westford Rd
Chelmsford, MA 01824
(978) 256-2539
Grades: PK-4
| 81 students
Keys Of The Kingdom Christian
Alternative School (Pentecostal)
33 N Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 580-2616
Grades: K-8
| 9 students
Lowell Day Nursery
Alternative School
119 Hall St
Lowell, MA 01854
(978) 454-5981
Grades: PK-K
| 84 students
The Pinecroft School
The Pinecroft School Photo - Students enjoy a beautiful fall recess, where the whole school plays outside together twice daily
Alternative School
(6)
133 Tremont Street
Rehoboth, MA 02769
(508) 252-5502
Grades: K-5
| 52 students
Plumfield Academy
Plumfield Academy Photo - Students regularly participate in school-wide celebrations for holidays and other special occasions. Here, young boys spend time in the kitchen, learning about meal preparation by preparing the meal for the whole school to eat together.
Alternative School (Christian)
(2)
123 Dayton Street
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 304-0273
Grades: 1-8
| 24 students
Touchstone Community School
Touchstone Community School Photo - Meaningful Work
Alternative School
(6)
54 Leland St
Grafton, MA 01519
(508) 839-0038
Grades: NS-8
| 62 students
Valley View School
Valley View School Photo - Bland House Administrative Building
All-boys | Alternative School
(8)
91 Oakham Rd
North Brookfield, MA 01535
(508) 867-6690
Grades: 6-12
| 31 students
Yeshiva Ohr Yisroel
All-boys | Alternative School (Jewish)
74 Corey Rd
Brighton, MA 02135
(781) 499-2332
Grades: 9-12
| 38 students
Youth Opportunities Upheld School
Alternative School
130 Elm St
Millbury, MA 01527
(508) 865-0533
Grades: 8-12
| 28 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked alternative private schools in Massachusetts?
The top ranked alternative private schools in Massachusetts include The Phoenix School.
How many alternative private schools are located in Massachusetts?
21 alternative private schools are located in Massachusetts.
How diverse are alternative private schools in Massachusetts?
Massachusetts alternative private schools are approximately 29% minority students, which is lower than the Massachusetts private school average of 30%.
What percentage of alternative private schools are religiously affiliated in Massachusetts?
14% of alternative private schools in Massachusetts are religiously affiliated (most commonly Jewish and Pentecostal).

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