Houston Independent School District JROTC Programs
JROTC was established in the Houston Independent School District in 1926. The JROTC Program has changed greatly over the years. Once looked upon primarily as a source of enlisted recruits and officer candidates, JROTC programs are now considered to be the nations premier citizenship and leadership development program devoted to the moral, physical and educational uplift of American youth. Houston Independent School District’s 25 comprehensive high schools have an active JROTC program consisting of 21 Army, 4 Navy JROTC, and 1 Air Force JROTC programs with a total JROTC enrollment of 4,550 students for school year 2014-2015.