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This was 11 years ago. If you were 15 it would have been a juvenile offense and not an adult offense. It should have been sealed.
If you were 16 you would be eligible for a Y/O but you'd have had to ask for it. It doesn't happen automatically.
Juvenile arrests are sealed are not considered convictions but adjudications. Are you a teacher with an annual contract?
The fact that you would lie about the arrest on an application for a government employer could be taken to reveal more about your character than the juvenile offense itself. Government employers can see a sealed arrest, and so the better position is to tell the whole truth.
You can try to argue that your matters were sealed and that you had the right to deny having a record. Maybe that will help you. Make sure you don't have a record by getting a certificate of disposition from the county clerk's office. That should tell you how the case was resolved and whether it was sealed.
That's what I said above, that you had the right to deny your record. You can tell them that when you were in court your lawyer told you that you didn't have to admit to having a criminal record.
Then you can show them your certificate of disposition so that they can see your matter was sealed. To get one, you need to go to the county clerk's office where your case was pending with photo ID and $10 in cash. You can get it the same day.