The North Dallas Government Center at 10056 Marsh Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229 has been closed until further notice due to tornado damage from the inclement weather on Sunday, October 20, 2019.

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Educational Services

Educational Services

Henry Wade Juvenile Justice Center - 2600 Lone Star Drive, Dallas, TX 75212
Phone: (214) 698-2200

Karen RamosKaren Ramos
Deputy Director

The Dallas County Juvenile Department Educational Services manages the Dallas County Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (DCJJAEP) and the Academy for Academic Excellence. Students between the ages of 10 and 17 attend school at one of the five Academy for Academic Excellence campuses or at the DCJJAEP campus. The Dallas County Juvenile Board serves as the school board for the Academy for Academic Excellence.

The purpose of the Dallas County Juvenile Department Educational Services is to ensure that that our students leave school with:

  • A set of moral values — honesty, integrity and good judgment.
  • A complement of basic skills — linguistic, analytical, mathematical, scientific, artistic, physical, and social.
  • An inquiring and discriminating mind and a desire for knowledge.
  • Strong self-esteem and high personal expectation.
  • Tolerance and respect for others.


  Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program

  Special Education

  Records Request