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The Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a program offered to schools that teaches character education, student achievement, wellness, leadership, and diversity. It is a cooperative effort between the Army and school to produce successful students and citizens, while fostering a more constructive and disciplined learning environment. The outcomes of the JROTC program are:


  • Act with integrity and personal accountability as they lead others to succeed in a diverse and global workforce
  • Engage civic and social concerns in the community, government, and society
  • Graduate prepared to excel in post-secondary options and career pathways
  • Make decisions that promote positive social, emotional, and physical health
  • Value the role of the military and other service organizations


With the school’s support, the JROTC program achieves these outcomes by using a world-class 21st Century, technology driven, student centered curriculum. The curriculum consists of education in citizenship, leadership, social and communication skills, physical fitness and wellness, geography, and civics.


JROTC is a successful program, making substantial contributions to students, schools, and communities which benefit greatly from its presence. The benefits of JROTC are reflected in metrics impacting all schools in the U.S.



  Average School JROTC
Attendance 90.06% 93.48%
Graduation 86% 98%
In-Discipline 15% 5%
Drop-Out 3% Less than 1%
GPA 2.68 2.9