NEWS OJJ's Alternative School District is on the Move OJJ Alternative Schools, earned "B" & "C" letter grades

The Louisiana Department of Education released the official 2022-2023 School and District Performance Scores. The Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice Alternative School District has significantly increased as two of three schools, Riverside Alternative High School, earned a "B" letter grade, and Southside Alternative High School and Pinehill Alternative High School earned a "C" letter grade. 

"It's evident that the commitment to providing a structured educational environment at OJJ's secure care facilities is positively impacting. The focus on meeting the individual needs of each student and promoting their academic, vocational, physical, social, and emotional development is commendable," said Shenell Deville, Director of Education for Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice.  

Deville stated that OJJ's Central Southwest Alternative High School is also growing and is closer to an acceptable passing score. However, there are some challenges, but with dedicated leadership that is strategic in creating opportunities for each student, the district is definitely on track to getting there.  

Congratulations to the students, staff, and everyone involved for their hard work and commitment to the students' success in OJJ's Alternative School District.

About OJJ’s Alternative School District:

The Office of Juvenile Justice has the task of delivering educational services to a diverse population: diverse in age, in geographic location, in individual needs, and in academic functioning. All youth of mandatory school age who are placed in OJJ custody must be enrolled in a school program approved by the LA Department of Education.