The JJAEP will be closed through May 1, 2020 in response to COVID-19.
The duration of the closure may be revised as the situation evolves.
JJAEP Student Code of Conduct
2019-2020 JJAEP School Calendar
Denton County JJAEP:
214 S. Woodrow Lane
Denton, Texas 76205-6304
(940) 349-2501 (Fax)
The Denton County Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program was created pursuant to Senate Bill 1, passed by the Texas Legislature in 1995. Students are placed in this program after being expelled from the regular school setting.
JJAEP will provide educational services for the following expelled students:
Mandatory Expulsions - Texas Education Code, Section 37.007(a), (d), & (e)
Permissive Expulsions - Texas Education Code, Section 37.007(b), (c) & (f)
JJAEP provides the following services for students placed in the program:
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.
- Daily Operation
Students placed in the Denton County JJAEP attend school daily, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
- 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.
- 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.
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:
GED - available for students not likely to graduate.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
- 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.
- Student Lunches
Students attending the Denton County JJAEP will be provided lunch.
- 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.
- 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.