Alternative Education/Schools

Public schools that offer the basic elementary or secondary curriculum plus creative electives in an informal instructional setting which features an approach to teaching and learning which emphasizes the students' right to make decisions and that views the teacher as a facilitator of learning rather than as a transmitter of knowledge.

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Midvale, UT

Organization Name: Valley Behavioral Health
Address: 195 West 7200 South
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-565-6950
Toll Free Phone: 888-949-4864
Languages Spoken: Spanish language services
Eligibility: Ages 5-12, Salt Lake, Tooele
Services Provided: Kids Intensive Day Services (KIDS) is a short-term 8+ weeks, intensive day program for youth, with serious behavioral and emotional challenges, with a focus on keeping children in their families and in the community. Seeks to establish a situation of CALM (Coordinate, Access, Link, and Monitor).
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 10/9/2019

Murray, UT

310 East 4500 South, Suite 620
Murray, UT 84107
Phone: 801-262-4922
Address: 310 East 4500 South, Suite 620
Murray, UT 84107
Phone: 801-262-4922
Toll Free Phone: 866-788-0364
Eligibility: K-12
Services Provided: Through the Public Education Online option, individual, tuition-free online courses are available to any Utah high school student, statewide, who is currently attending either a public school within his or her resident district, a private school, or a state-approved charter school. Students who are home schooled may also enroll.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/10/2017

North Logan, UT

84 East 2400 North
North Logan, UT 84341
Phone: 435-752-3925
Organization Name: Cache County School District
Address: 84 East 2400 North
North Logan, UT 84341
Phone: 435-752-3925
Fax: 435-753-2168
Eligibility: Students must be age 3 - 5 years old, live in the school district boundaries, and be eligible through IDEA disability requirements.
Services Provided: Cache County School District strives to serve all students with disabilities in a caring environment with an emphasis on transition to successful adult life. We provide a continuum of services to meet the individual needs of each of our 1700+ students who have disabilities.
Provider Profiles: Steven R. Jensen, AuD CCC, Audiologist
Whitney Bennett, AuD, CCC Audiologist
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/26/2019

Orem, UT

1551 West 1000 South
Orem, UT 84058
Phone: 801-227-2440
Organization Name: Alpine School District
Address: 1551 West 1000 South
Orem, UT 84058
Phone: 801-227-2440
Fax: 801-227-2447
Eligibility: Anyone that has not earned a high school diploma. Alpine School District
Services Provided: A supplemental program to all secondary schools in Alpine School District. Our facility offers a broad array of curriculum possibilities and options to meet the needs of our students. All areas of the building provide access to the best technology for research and communication. We also have a well-equipped media center containing materials to support the curriculum offered, and each lab study area is equipped to support their individual curriculum units with a full spectrum of materials and supplies.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/5/2019

Provo, UT

Address: 280 West 940 North
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-374-4800
Fax: 801-374-4808
Eligibility: Provo City residents ages pre-K to grade 12. Adult educational services.
Services Provided: Provo School District offers a comprehensive program of special education services designed to provide a learning environment that helps a child progress in his/her individualized educational program.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/10/2019

Salt Lake City, UT

Address: 1385 North 1200 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-531-6100
Fax: 801-531-6106
Eligibility: Preschool and K-6 students must come from an at-risk economic background.
Wheelchair Accessible: Entry Only
Services Provided: Offers five unique learning programs within one school, focusing on parent involvement, adult education classes in English and citizenship and healthy families for low-income and at-risk populations. A Charter School.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/10/2018
1234 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801-578-8574
Organization Name: Salt Lake City School District
Address: 1234 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801-578-8574
Fax: 801-578-8382
Eligibility: Varies according to service.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides adult and alternative education for the Salt Lake City community.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/2/2019
Organization Name: University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI)
Address: 501 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-587-3154
Eligibility: Children age 5-12, with emotional, behavioral, learning and physical problems; accepts most insurance
Services Provided: Kidstar is a day treatment program for children and assists in clarifying a child's diagnosis. The treatment team includes a board certified child/adolescent psychiatrist, a certified teacher, licensed psychologists, social workers, and recreational therapist. Kidstar includes an accredited school, medical evaluation, individual and family therapy, psychological and educational evaluations, group activities including recreation, art, pet and music therapy, social skills training and follow-up placement services for counseling and school.
Provider Profiles: Monday through Friday 8am - 4pm
Average stay 4-6 weeks.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/29/2018
Address: 607 East 200 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: 801-322-3222
Eligibility: Adolescents
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: 1. Psychiatrically oriented treatment for substance abusers which includes psychiatric, psychological, medical, educational, vocational, and recreational services along with specialized services.
2. Psychiatrically oriented residential treatment for adolescents (for substance abuse, juvenile delinquency, and emotional disturbance).
3.Odyssey Academy is an on-site, accredited high school managed by Salt Lake City School District. Teens work with specialized teachers with no more than 12 students in a classroom.
4. Women and Children's Program for single parent mothers with children under age nine.
5. Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Program.
6. Vocational training.
7. Transitional Housing Aftercare Program - private apartments for post-inpatient clients. Provides housing, relapse prevention, aftercare groups, etc.
8. Prevention programs for high risk youths and adults.
9. Day treatment for children 0-9 whose mothers are in treatment at Odyssey House.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/28/2019
Organization Name: University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI)
Address: 501 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Eligibility: adolescents 12–18 day treatment, private school accreditation
Services Provided: Teenscope is a day treatment program for adolescents and assists in clarifying diagnosis, resolving family issues, and providing treatment for all mental health issues including depression and anxiety. This multidisciplinary treatment team includes board certified child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, expressive therapists, an addiction specialist, an education specialist and a nurse. Together with the family and patient, the care team creates an individualized treatment plan. When appropriate, chemical dependency issues are addressed.
Teenscope includes an educational program fully accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools, giving the adolescent opportunities to earn credit toward graduation.
Provider Profiles: weekdays 8am - 4pm, Parent-teen group Th 4pm - 5pm
Day treatment/partial hospitalization.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 6/20/2019
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-538-7500
Address: 250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-538-7500
Eligibility: Children age 3 before September 2 of the current school year and less than 19 years of age on the last day of the school year or, if the student has not graduated from high school, less than 22 years of age on the last day of the school year. Student must be enrolled or admitted to an eligible private school.
Services Provided: The Utah State Office of Education ensures literacy and numeracy, high quality instruction for all Utah children, establishes curriculum with high standards and effective assessment to inform high quality instruction and accountability
Provider Profiles: Carol Anderson, USOE Educational Specialist – Behavioral Interventions & Supports in Schools
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019

South Salt Lake, UT

501 East 3900 South
South Salt Lake, UT 84107
Phone: 385-646-5435
Organization Name: Granite School District
Address: 501 East 3900 South
South Salt Lake, UT 84107
Phone: 385-646-5435
Eligibility: Referral from a Granite School District junior or senior high school.
Services Provided: To work with students (grades 10 - 12) who have not found success in the traditional schools.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/13/2018

Wellsville, UT

3746 South 4800 West
PO Box 387
Wellsville, UT 84339
Phone: 435-245-2600
Address: 3746 South 4800 West
PO Box 387
Wellsville, UT 84339
Phone: 435-245-2600
Eligibility: girls ages 12-17, transition ages 18-21
Services Provided: Uinta Academy is the nation’s leading multi-dimensional residential treatment center for adolescent girls. We specialize with girls who struggle with relationships or attachment or who have experienced trauma. Equine assisted psychotherapy, and college prep.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 2/8/2017

West Valley City, UT

1325 West 2200 South Ste A
West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: 385-355-1640
Address: 1325 West 2200 South Ste A
West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: 385-355-1640
Fax: 385-290-1473
Eligibility: Fathers (adolescent fathers)
Services Provided: A tuition-free charter school for pregnant and parenting female teens to complete their high school education, grades 9 through 12. The Academy is located in West Valley City but will enroll students regardless of district-defined enrollment boundaries.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 10/16/2018

Woods Cross, UT

687 West 700 South Suite E
Woods Cross, UT 84087
Phone: 801-298-6660 x302
Address: 687 West 700 South Suite E
Woods Cross, UT 84087
Phone: 801-298-6660 x302
Fax: 801-298-6670
Eligibility: K-12
Services Provided: Utah Connections Academy (UCA) is a tuition-free, K–12 public online school that students attend from home. UCA brings a fully accredited public education directly to your family’s door
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/27/2015