Williamson County Academy/Juvenile Detention
1821 S.E. Inner Loop
Georgetown, TX 78626
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.
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
- 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