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Williamson County Academy/Juvenile Detention Center

1821 S.E. Inner Loop
Georgetown, TX 78626
512-943-3260
512-943-3288  FAX

Grades:
6-12
Hours:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Student Handbook  
 

Administrative Staff 

Executive Director: Scott Matthew 943-3206
Principal: Robert Fischer 943-3268
Registrar: Terri Carrillo 943-3260
The Williamson County Academy is a Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP) subject to the approval of the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission in conjunction with the Williamson County Juvenile Board.  The Academy is for students who have engaged in delinquent conduct on school grounds or during school events or who have been court ordered to attend the JJAEP.  

The Williamson County Juvenile Detention Center is a detention center subject to the approval of the Texas Juvenile Detention Association and the Williamson County Juvenile Board.  The Juvenile Center is for students who have engaged in conduct suspected to be delinquent according to the law.  The students are incarcerated until the court makes a determination.

Both facilities are located in the Williamson County Juvenile Justice Center.  All 12 school districts in Williamson County participate in the school.

Educational Program

Teachers certified in the core subjects including reading, special education, ESL, and computer science, lead the school programs at the Academy and the Juvenile Center. The main focus is on teaching students self-discipline, language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. 

The Academy's instruction also includes a military component that is led by drill instructors and Academy officers.  Students learn drill and ceremony and have an opportunity to compete as a color guard honor guard. The Academy's primary focus is to establish behaviors, attitudes, and performance levels that allow students to be successful upon their return to their respective district campuses.

To help the Williamson County Academy and the Juvenile Center reach their respective goals, students also receive the following support services:

  • G.E.D. preparation/practice
  • Multi-Occupational Co-op/Internship program
  • Special Education Services
  • Tutoring Services
  • ESL Services
  • Court Placement Officers
  • Counseling services
  • Williamson County Art Guild instructors
  • Project Mentor services
  • Assessment Services, including TAKS, KTEA, and TPII testing