Juvenile Court Schools

A second chance at school success


Some 1,200 incarcerated youth depend on LACOE to provide specialized instruction and educational services each day at 11 sites that include juvenile halls, probation camps and treatment centers. Our goal is to prepare youth for a successful transition back into the community with the skills they need to succeed in school and in life.

We are a major partner with the Los Angeles County Probation Department and other agencies in addressing the needs of youth in the nation's largest juvenile justice system.
Featured Items
About UsAbout Us
At least 300 youth at-promise earn high school diplomas or equivalency certificates through LACOE's Juvenile Court Schools each year....Read more
Local Control & Accountability PlanLocal Control & Accountability Plan
California’s public school funding system requires education agencies to engage stakeholders in developing a plan for how it will use revenue to support student achievement....Read more
Comprehensive Educational Reform CommitteeComprehensive Educational Reform Committee
The committee oversees educational reform in the county's juvenile detention facilities and includes representatives from key agencies. It has put forth 35 recommendations aimed at offering youth the greatest chance for success upon return to their communities....Read more
Challenger Reform Task ForceChallenger Reform Task Force

The Task Force oversees the effort to improve educational and rehabilitative programming at the Challenger Memorial Youth Center, a juvenile probation facility in Lancaster.

...Read more