Definitions for "Alternative school"
an educational setting designed to accommodate educational, behavioral, and/or medical needs of children and adolescents that cannot be adequately addressed in a traditional school environment
a school that has an organizational structure, a teaching staff, a budget, and a specific curriculum, each of which is separate from other schools
a school which provides a response to parents who think that the regular school program is too restrictive, too structured and too highly evaluative for the learning styles of their children