Services

Denton County Juvenile Probation BuildingJuvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP) provides the following services for students placed in the program:

  • Academics
    The Denton County JJAEP will provide course instruction in the following subjects. Instruction of these courses may be done through both direct instruction and computer based instruction:
    • English
    • GED - available for students not likely to graduate
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Social Studies
  • Counseling
    Students attending the Denton County JJAEP may be required to participate in individual and or family counseling. The need for counseling will be determined by the program staff or by the students individual education plan.
  • Daily Operation
    Students placed in the Denton County JJAEP attend school daily, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm
  • Dress Code
    Students placed in the Denton County JJAEP are required to conform to the program’s dress code. Students are required to wear military fatigues and black combat boots, (issued by the JJAEP), and a plain white T-shirt.
  • Drill Instruction
    Students attending the Denton County JJAEP participate daily in Physical Training. The drill instructors are on-site in the classroom during class hours and are responsible for maintaining order in the classroom and the security of the facility, students and teachers.
  • Entrance Testing
    Each student will be tested upon admission into the Denton County JJAEP to measure the student’s current tested grade level specifically in the areas of reading and mathematics.
  • Exit Testing
    Each student served in the Denton County JJAEP for a minimum of 90 days will be tested upon exit from the Denton County JJAEP to measure the student’s current tested grade level specifically in the areas of reading and mathematics.
  • Facility
    The Denton County JJAEP facility is located adjacent to the Juvenile Probation Department and the Juvenile Detention Center, at 210 S Woodrow Lane, Denton, TX 76205-6304.
  • Probation Services
    Students continuing under probation supervision upon completion of the Denton County JJAEP will receive probation services according to the terms and conditions of the student’s probation.
  • Psychological Services
    Students attending the Denton County JJAEP may be required to submit to psychological testing. Testing will be conducted by a licensed psychologist to assist the department in proper services given to the student.
  • Student Lunches
    Students attending the Denton County JJAEP will be provided lunch.
  • Teacher / Teacher’s Aides
    The Denton County JJAEP has contracted with the Lewisville Independent School District for educational personnel. Teachers hired for this program will be certified teachers and may be Special Education and ESL endorsed. When needed, aides may also be used to assist the teacher in the instruction of students.
  • Transition Services
    Personnel of the Denton County JJAEP will assist the student in preparing for their return back to the expelling school. Personnel of the program will provide a transition plan, for the student, to the receiving Independent School District.