Daily Life

Supportive Campus Culture

When students come to Lake Granbury Youth Services Center, they become a part of a cohesive, supportive community of peers and qualified staff.

Lake Granbury embraces a wide spectrum of students with targeted needs, so every student feels like they belong, and that they can succeed. We offer a normalized high school environment where students walk freely between classrooms and adhere to high school rituals and traditions. They wear school uniforms, and a wide array of on-campus activities invite students to foster talents, hobbies and passions.

Lake Granbury students have a pride in their school and their campus, and through our unique campus design, learn the value of values, goals and community.

Academics & Career and Technical Education

Through our year-round accredited high school and career and technical education programs Lake Granbury emphasizes an education experience that links personalized learning and college and career readiness to guide our students on the path success.

Lake Granbury offers students the opportunity to pass their GED exam or to earn a high school diploma through a partnership with John H. Wood Charter School. Our education services include special education, credit recovery and accelerated learning.Through our industry-relevant career tracts, students gain practical, applicable skills that enable them to enter the job market with industry-recognized certifications in-hand.

Extracurricular Opportunities

Extracurricular activities are an essential component of Lake Granbury’s Academic Model™ program. Studies have found that participation in certain extracurricular pursuits significantly reduces a student’s risk of dropping out. Lake Granbury students have the opportunity to participate in intramurals, community outreach programs and special sport and youth clubs. These activities help students develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills that can be applied to other areas of their lives.