The Tactical Character Academy (TCA) is a middle school program located at the Roma Teel Campus in Empire operating under the direction of the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE).
The Academy Features:
Highly structured classroom setting
- Character Training Center
- Para-Military uniform with strict dress standards
- Military theme: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard
Who Can Attend?
- Students who are referred to the Stanislaus County Educational Options Program by their school/district of residence
- TCA is a school of “choice” and students must volunteer to attend
- Parents/Guardians of the students must agree to support the Academy’s Character Program which emphasizes basic core values. TCA is a voluntary program and parent/guardian involvement is mandatory.
The Academy uses the Edmentum Curriculum Learning Program which includes:
- Comprehensive reading curriculum
- English-language arts and mathematics
- Science and social science
- Academic drills and skills activities
- All work is completed and submitted on Chromebooks
- Military Science Curriculum