- Between 15 ½ and 18 years of age. Must be 16 before the end of the residential phase and cannot turn 19 before the start of the cycle.
- A citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States
- Behind in school or struggling to progress in a traditional high school setting
- Willing to be drug free
- Mentally and physically capable of participating in our quasi-military environment
- No felony charges/convictions/indictments
- Voluntarily applying for enrollment