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Options for Students Expelled or Under Legal Supervision

Jefferson County offers support for parents, students and school personnel with issues of expulsion, truancy and with students who are currently under legal supervision.


Truancy Office

The Truancy Office works with schools, and the parents of students who have attendance problems through personal contacts and conferences.

Works with the Jefferson County Juvenile Assessment Center (720-497-7770) and other county agencies to provide students and parents/guardians with resources.

Contact

For more information call 303-982-7000.
Email: cmlee@jeffco.k12.co.us


Students in the Court System

Jeffco School’s Department of Security and Emergency Management (SEM) employs Maryann Peratt, Manager of Judicial Services and Jeff Krause, Prevention Specialist. Ms. Peratt and Mr. Krause work with Jeffco School’s at-risk students who are involved in the juvenile justice system, on probation or paroling back into the community. In addition to notifying school administrators regarding criminal charges, Ms. Peratt and Mr. Krause assist with the threat management process and the development of school safety plans.

Ms. Peratt and Mr. Krause are available to assist parents/guardians navigating multiple systems by providing consultation, support in finding resources and making appropriate referrals for services. In addition, they are the liaisons to the Courts, District Attorney's Office, Probation/Diversion, Law Enforcement, Department of Children, Youth and Families, Jefferson Center for Mental Health and the Juvenile Assessment Center.

Their office is located at the Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) in the Remington Building in Lakewood, CO. 

Contact

Remington Building
11011 W 6th Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80215


Connections Learning Center

Connections Learning Center on the Earle Johnson Campus offers an educational experience for students who have been expelled from Jeffco Public Schools or who are "at risk" for expulsion. Students accepted at the Connections Learning Center are in grades 7-9. The purpose of the program is to allow students to earn credit while they are expelled from a "traditional" school. Students will also work toward appropriate socialization skills so they are able to make better decisions when they return to a "traditional" environment.

Eligibility and Enrollment Process:

  • Students in grades 7 to 9
  • Students and parents must complete an intake process with a case manager and the principal to be accepted in the program

Contact

For more information view their school profile or call 303-982-7004


Mount View Youth Services Center

Mount View Youth Services Center is operated by the Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Youth Corrections and provides detention services for the first and fifth judicial districts. Jeffco Public Schools works in partnership with the Division of Youth Corrections to provide education services onsite to all the youth in residential placement. This program offers classes in social studies, math, language arts, science, elective classes, and recreation, allowing youth to work toward a high school diploma or GED. Special education services are also available.

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