Meetings with Juvenile Board

  1. The juvenile board for the county in which a district's central administrative office is located; or
  2. The juvenile board's designee.
  1. Service by probation officers at the DAEP site;
  2. Recruitment of volunteers to serve as mentors and provide tutoring services; and
  3. Coordination with other social service agencies.

Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program

Mandatory JJAEP

Voluntary JJAEP

Note: The following provisions apply to all districts that operate JJAEPs, whether voluntary or mandatory.

Placement of Students in JJAEP—Expelled Students

Court-Ordered Placement

  1. If the student is placed on probation under Family Code 54.04, order the student to attend the JJAEP in the county in which the student resides from the date of disposition as a condition of probation, unless the child is placed in a post-adjudication treatment facility;
  2. If the student is placed on deferred prosecution under Family Code 53.03 by the court, prosecutor, or probation department, require the student to immediately attend the JJAEP in the county in which the student resides for a period not to exceed six months as a condition of the deferred prosecution;
  3. In determining the condition of the deferred prosecution or court-ordered probation, consider the length of a district's expulsion order for the student; and
  4. Provide timely educational services to the student in the JJAEP in the county in which the student resides, regardless of the student's age or whether the juvenile court has jurisdiction over the student. This provision does not require that educational services be provided to a student who is not entitled to admission under Education Code 25.001(b).

Students Who Move

Entry and Exit Transition Plans

Funding for JJAEPs

Mandatory Expulsions

Court-Assigned Students

Title 5 Felony Placements

  1. The actual cost incurred each day for the student is determined by the juvenile board of the county operating the program; and
  2. The juvenile board shall determine the actual cost each day of the program based on the board's annual audit.

Funding for Discretionary Expulsions

Arbitration of Disputes

Decision of Arbitrator

  1. The actual average total per student expenditure in the district's DAEP;
  2. The expected per student cost in the JJAEP as described and agreed on in the MOU and in compliance with Education Code Chapter 37; and
  3. The costs necessary to achieve the accountability goals under Education Code Chapter 37.


Location and Staffing

Academic Mission of JJAEP


Program Requirements

Grandfalls-Royalty ISD



DATE ISSUED: 12/14/2018