The Alternative Center

for Excellence


26 Locust Avenue

Danbury, CT 06810

(203) 797- 4762

Principal - John Webber

(203) 797- 4786


At the Alternative Center for Excellence, a high school of choice, students develop intellectual, social, emotional, and personal skills necessary for success in a 21st Century global society.


At the Alternative Center for Excellence, we educate, empower, and engage students every day.

Calendar & important dates

Oct 2-3rd Outdoor Adventure Program Camping Trip

Oct 11th ACE Picture Day

Oct 15th STARS trip

Oct 17th Still River Buffer Zone Field Trip

Oct 17th Financial Literacy Class Field trip

Oct 20th Suicide Prevention Walk

Oct 21st College Fair

Oct 22nd Full Sail Workshop Day

Oct 23rd Wed After School Tutoring

Oct 26th Breakfast The Great Pumpkin

Check and subscribe to our calendar for events and details

Announcements & Special Events

Annual Yankee Candle Fundraiser

Our Yankee candle fundraiser officially starts Sept 23! This fundraiser is a great opportunity for students and parents to support our ACE community. 40% of proceeds are donated to the school. Every student has been given a packet with info and a catalog, there are some limited extra packets available if needed.

Catalog sales are due OCT 31st- All instructions for catalog sales are included in packet. Checks should be made payable to Alternative Ctr for Excellence.

Online sales are open until January 1st- Website and mobile app can be used for sellers and buyers. Sellers can create a profile to keep track, send invites, and manage online sales. Buyers can make purchases that will be directly shipped to them anywhere in the country. All you need to start is enter the Group code 990004594 at the website below or in the app.

Perfect for Holiday gifts, upcoming birthdays, special occasions or just to support your ACE community

The school apparel store is closed, there is a limited supply of the Black hoodies and the Gray hoodies available for purchase in school, contact DJ for details

Community Events

Thank You to all those who participated in the 17th annual coffee House and all of those who came out to see our stars!

2019 CH Poster01 Final(2).pdf

Please feel free to forward flyers for any positive community events to for possible inclusion on our website.