Youth in juvenile detention who were school dropouts at time of admission in the Virgin Islands

Change Indicator

Data Provided By
Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Percent of youth incarcerated at the Youth Rehabilitation Center (YRC) who were high school dropouts at the time of their admission.

The YRC (on St. Croix) is the only secured detention facility in the territory providing incarceration for pre-trial and adjudicated delinquents as well as adolescents legally transferred to adult status for committing serious felonies. The facility provides intake, social services, education, recreation, nutrition, health and mental health services, as well as all court-related and mandated services.

Data Source: V.I. Department of Human Services, Division of Children, Youth and Families