JROTC – WVDE Partnership:
JROTC is a Federal program sponsored by the U.S. Armed Forces in high schools nationwide. Its purpose is to instill in cadets the values of citizenship, service to their country, living drug-free and personal responsibility. The program helps students develop self-reliance, oral and written communication, leadership, team-building and an appreciation for physical fitness.
For more information about West Virginia’s JROTC Programs:
All WVDE approved JRTOC programs of study are designated as Career Technical Education programs and must complete the following CTE requirements in addition to their Federal program requirements:
- Random Drug Testing
- Simulated Workplace
- Student Portfolio
- Technical Skills Assessment
WVDE – JROTC Program of Study Outline:
Government & Public Administration Career Cluster™ (GO)
WV CTE Program of Study: GO1070 JROTC
Program Required Courses:
- 1065 JROTC I
- 1066 JROTC II
- 1080 JROTC III
- 1081 JROTC IV
Program Elective Courses:
- 1062 JROTC V
- 1063 JROTC VI
- 1064 JROTC – Internship
- 0520 Work-Based Integration and Transition
DoDI 1205.13 – 126.96.36.199. A student presenting evidence of successful completion of at least 2 academic years of the JROTC program under any Military Department is entitled to advanced promotion to the grade of no less than E-2 on initial enlistment in an Active or Reserve component of a Military Service. At their discretion, the Military Departments may award the grade of E-3 for successful completion of 3 academic years of the JROTC program.
- JROTC cadets who successfully pass JROTC I and JROTC II courses will fulfill the 1 credit Physical Education graduation requirement.
- Successful program of study completers will demonstrate their technical skills attainment through the CTE portfolio and state-approved technical assessment processes.
- EVERY student must pass ALL safety exams with a score of 100% before having access to available equipment.
- JROTC I (WVEIS course 1065), II (WVEIS course 1066), III (WVEIS course 1080), and IV (WVEIS course 1081) will fulfill 1 credit from an additional social studies course or an AP® social studies course (see Policy 2510 Chart IV). Students must pass all four JROTC courses to fulfill the 1 social studies credit requirement. This will not fulfill the requirement for World Studies, a U.S. Studies course, or Civics.