“Alternatives in Action High School is a community. It’s the best school I’ve been to. I feel more prepared for my future. Our school inspires me to take that next step.” Aaron McNamara, Graduate, Class of 2011 

Prospective Students:

We see your potential and can help you see it for yourself! Learn more about our Admissions process below; we hope you’ll join our community.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year.

How to Apply:

A first step in the applications process is finding out if the school is a good match for you. Take time to look through our website to familiarize yourself with the programs and community at Alternatives in Action High School. Read more about our Academic Programs, Student Life, and how to Get Involved. At any time that you have additional questions, we are also here to help guide you through the process of determining if our school is right for you or your student.

One of the most helpful ways to learn more and experience what our community has to offer is to come visit. We invite you to attend a formal Admissions Event, join us on a student or parent/guardian tour, or come to one of our many wonderful community events.

The process for applying and enrolling at Alternatives in Action High School is as follows:

  • Submit an application
  • Attend an interview/family conference with one of our school leaders. Bring your most recent transcript and any questions you may have.
  • Complete all enrollment forms (you will receive these at the interview)

While we typically admit students for the start of each school year, we also enroll students throughout the year. Contact us to learn more.

Admission Events:

Fall/Winter 2017 Recruitment/Information Sessions:

Tuesday, November 14th from 6 PM – 7 PM at the school

Wednesday, December 20th from 6 PM – 7 PM at the school

Saturday, January 13th from 10 AM – 11 AM at the school

Enrollment Lottery:

Tuesday, March 6th 2018 from 5 PM – 6 PM (if necessary)

The open enrollment application deadline for Alternatives in Action High School for the 2018-2019 school year is on February 16, 2018. Applications received by this deadline will be included in our lottery, held on Tuesday, March 6th from 5 – 6 PM.

Applications submitted after the February 16th deadline will be considered a Round 2 Application – you will be placed on a waiting list at Alternatives in Action High School, and offered an enrollment space on a first-come first-served basis.

For more information, or to schedule a tour, call us at 510.748.4314 x301.

SARC Report (Student Accountability Report Card)

Click here to view the 2015-2016 SARC Document for Alternatives in Action High School.