Characteristics of a resident served at the ranch may include:

  • Behind in school or dropout
  • Apprehension of the closed-in classroom
  • Lack of control in-group discussions
  • Lack of creativity
  • Deficiencies in the areas of reading, writing, and/or comprehension
  • Drug and/or alcohol experimentation
  • Running away
  • Minor brushes with the law
  • Defiant behavior
  • Manipulative behavior
  • Attempts to intimidate
  • Entitlement issues