Welcome to Joe Dale Sparks Campus

The Joe Dale Sparks Campus serves more than 1,300 to 1,500 teens throughout the school year. The school assists these students – who have encountered legal and/or disciplinary issues – to continue their education.

The school operates as part of the Denton County Juvenile Detention System and serves all students in Denton County. The facility, which helps at-risk students, has been named the top Texas Juvenile Facility in the State.

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  • Campus adjudication programs rank highest in state

    The Joe Dale Sparks campus recently received the highest scores in the state for their pre- and post-adjudication programs – 99.77 and 100 percent, respectively – and a 100 percent certification by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department audit.

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  • Parent involvement

    Parents can become involved in activities at the Sparks campus in a variety of ways, such as open houses and progress advising.

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  • Welcome to our website

    Welcome to the Joe Dale Sparks Campus Website. We serve students who have experienced behavioral and/or legal issues while enrolled at their home campus. It is our goal to challenge each student and to ensure that they receive the best education possible while they are away from their home campus.(click to read more)

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  • Joe Dale Sparks chooses logo and school colors

    The Joe Dale Sparks Campus located within the Denton County Juvenile Detention Center chooses a logo and school colors. (click to read more)

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