Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC)
The NJROTC Program is conducted at accredited secondary schools throughout the nation and is taught by retired Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard officers and enlisted personnel.
The NJROTC accredited curriculum emphasizes citizenship and leadership development, as well as maritime heritage, the significance of sea power, and naval topics such as the fundamentals of naval operations, seamanship, navigation, and meteorology. Classroom instruction is augmented throughout the year with extracurricular activities such as community service, academic, athletic, drill and orienteering competitions, field meets, flights, visits to naval facilities, marksmanship sports training, and physical fitness training.
Cross Creek High School is consistently ranked as one of the top NJROTC programs in Georgia and the nation; it is a citizenship development program designed to ensure the future success of the cadets enrolled. The unit has an outstanding reputation for athletics, academics, drill, and marksmanship and consistently competes at the national championships. Cross Creek has built a strong foundation and is known for high academic and discipline standards. It has a high success rate of college admissions and workforce entry and has established its own scholarship program for its cadets.