John H. Wood Jr. Charter District
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ABOUT Hays County Campus

Hays Campus is located inside of the Hays County Juvenile Center in San Marcos, Texas. Hays County operates the Hays Center, and the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission provides the license.

Hays is a 135-bed, locked-down, military style facility serving both pre- and post- adjudicated youth. The facility programs include treating drug and alcohol abuse and sexual offenders. County juvenile probation departments place youth in the facility.

Hays campus serves boys and girls ages 10 to 17. Our current enrollment is 110 students with about 20% receiving special education services.

Our school staff includes a principal, assistant principal, educational diagnostician, registrar, five core content teachers (math, science, social studies, and English), a P.E. teacher, a technology assistant, and seven instructional assistants.

The campus uses the C-Scope curriculum and students have access to a full range of computer-assisted instruction including A+ learning, Accelerated Math, and Study Island.

OUR Administration Staff

Kayla Heyward
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Tamara Rodriguez
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Parent Information

The Parent's Guide to the STAAR Progress Measures can be accessed under the Parent Links in the banner above.

Texas State University Partnership

Texas State University, through its Center for P-16 Initiatives, has worked with us to implement the Sowing Education and Empowerment in Daily Speech (S.E.E.D.S.) creative writing program. This program is designed to help our students cultivate their verbal and written communication abilities in order to prepare them for graduation and post-secondary education. Read the full story from the San Marcos Mercury News.