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FAQ

Is Mount View a real school?

Yes, Mount View Detained School is one of many structured educational settings within the correction facility.  The detained school is affiliated with Jeffco Schools with Highly Qualified teachers for science, social studies, language arts, math, and special education.  Teachers follow the CAP document.  Within each classroom, the specific content teacher has several different subject areas in typically grades 6-12.



Do residents get credit for work completed at Mount View?

Yes.  All students completing 2 days of school or more with Mount View School will have a withdrawal grade calculated and forwarded within 0 days of release.  These grades are forwarded to the home school or next placement if known. Jeffco students will have the withdrawal grades forwarded to their school counselor.



 If the Mount View student has primary enrollment status at another Jeffco School, is he/she allowed to complete work from their primary school while at Mount View?

Most definitely.  We encourage providing the most relevant work to prevent the student from falling behind in his/her education.  

What is the average length of stay for detained students at Mount View Youth Services Center?

The average length of stay for detained students at Mount View Youth Services Center is approximately 15 days.


How does a student become enrolled at Mount View Youth Services Center?

A student becomes enrolled at Mount View Youth Services Center when one of the 1st, 5th, or 16th Judicial District Courts find a student has violated Colorado State Law or a valid court order requiring either detention or commitment to the State of Colorado.


What agencies are involved with the Mount View Youth Services Center?

Mount View Youth Services Center is a secure, co-ed multi-purpose facility that involves Jefferson County Public Schools, Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Youth Corrections,  and the 1st, 5th, and 16th Judicial Districts.

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