Across the state on any given day, over 900 offenders are enrolled in classes delivered by the Robert Janss School within IDOC facilities.


“None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps.  We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots.”  ~Thurgood Marshall


Deliver targeted, data-driven instruction designed to maximize academic achievement and prepare students for post-secondary education and the workplace


Prepare students for successful reentry into the workplace and community through PreRelease preparation, current vocational skills training and post-secondary academic coursework.                                  

Juvenile Education

Maintain high quality educational programs that align with Common Core State Standards for residents below the age of 22 years and promote lifelong learning.

Vocational Educational Opportunities-technical education programs of the Robert Janss School, Idaho Department of Correction, are intended to provide residents with the skills needed to obtain employment.