Admission Criteria

Soaring Wings Ranch selects for admission to its program male and female children ages 6-17, without regard to race, creed, color, religion, or national origin.

Additionally, children must have:

  • A legal guardian (could be an agency)
  • Between the ages of six (6) and seventeen (17)
  • An average IQ (Recent Psychological Testing; PACE Evaluation acceptable)
  • Cognitive skills necessary to perform routine living tasks
  • No violent behavior and pose no serious threat to self, staff or other residents
  • Have no serious criminal record (i.e. felonies, assault or violent crimes against people, current drug use)
  • A complete Ranch application
  • The ability to attend public school
  • The willingness to attend a Christian church with their Houseparents
  • The willingness to stay at least 1 year
  • All resident applications will then be evaluated on an individual basis to determine if the applicant could benefit from the program.

Applicants that will not be considered for admission:

  • Anyone over the age of seventeen (17) or under the age of six(6)
  • Adjudicated delinquents with felony charges
  • Those with a history of violent behavior against self, others, animals, or property
  • History of acting out sexually with other children

Click to download a Placement Application. Send completed applications here.