Prospective Students » Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements

  • 16-18 years of age at the time of entry into the program.
  • Behind in credits or a high school dropout or at-risk of dropping out of high school (cannot have a GED).
  • A citizen or legal resident of the United States.
  • A resident of Texas.
  • No pending court issues.
  • Not currently on parole or probation for other than juvenile status offenses, not awaiting sentencing, and not under indictment, charged, or convicted of a crime that is considered a felony when charged as an adult.
  • Cannot be court ordered. Must be a volunteer.
  • Physically capable/willing to participate in a progressive physical fitness program.
  • Have not been discharged from a treatment facility for mental health, substance abuse or behavior in the past 6 months. TCA is not a therapeutic treatment center or offer drug rehabilitation services.
  • Please contact your recruiter if you have any questions.