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Detention Day School

Detention Day School is a collaborative program between USD497 and Douglas County. The program was established in April of 1998.

  • Academic Instruction/Testing
  • Individual Education Plan (IEP) Management
  • GED Preparation and Assessment
  • Virtual School Coordination
  • Transportation
  • USDA – Free and Reduced Breakfast and Lunch Program
  • Academic Materials (Computers, Books, Desks etc.)
  • Counseling – Bert Nash Mental Health Center
  • Art Instruction – Lawrence Arts Center
  • Staff Support
  • Positive Behavior Supports
  • Transportation (as needed)
  • Surveillance
  • Random Drug Testing
  • Students have more resources if they are struggling with school work
  • Students are able to remain in the community while still receiving more intensive supervision
  • Students are able to complete credits toward obtaining high school diploma

Day School Numbers Chart (PDF format)

  • Students must be placed at Day Detention School by the Court
  • Students in Day School follow the USD497 high school attendance calendar