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Junior Reserve Officers°Į Training Corps (JROTC)

There are two JROTC Programs in DCPS

ARMY Program


“To Motivate Young People to be Better Citizens”


NAVY Program


“Helping Today’s Youth Meet Life’s Challenges”


JROTC is a service to our nation, as it provides Cadets the motivation and skills to improve physical fitness, remain drug free, think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, work as a team member, graduate from ļž–”÷Ī≤•app school, pursue meaningful careers especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and become successful citizens.

As a JROTC Cadet, students embark on one of the most interesting and valuable educational experiences of their ļž–”÷Ī≤•app school career. The program provides students with tools and skills they need to succeed in ļž–”÷Ī≤•app school and in life after ļž–”÷Ī≤•app school.


Outcomes of the JROTC Programs:

  • 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; and
  • Value the role of the military and other service organizations.

Our JROTC programs instill in students the values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment.