College Athletic Eligibility

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 The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has specific guidelines for high school student athletes who wish to be eligible to compete in college athletics.  There are five basic criteria which include:
1. Graduation from high school with 2 foreign/world language credits earned during grades 9 through 12
2. Graduation from high school with mathematics credits through Algebra II/Data Analysis
3. Minimum core grade point average
4. Minimum ACT or SAT test score
5. Completion of 16 core courses

Planning for college and college athletics should begin in grade 9 in order to complete the core courses.  Students should register with the NCAA clearinghouse by the end of their junior year.  See Mr. Minnier or Mr. Byrnes in the School Counseling department for information concerning the specifics of the above criteria.