Eligibility INFO

Every athlete and manager must meet current KSHSSA eligibility guidelines to participate in any sport, it's tryouts and/or practices

Eligibility at LHS

  • To be eligible for sports participation a student must meet the following criteria:
    1)   The student shall have passed a minimum of five (5) new classes the semester prior to
           the beginning of the season of sport
     
    2)   The student shall be currently enrolled in a minimum of five (5) new classes during the
          current season of sport
     
    3)   The Student shall be a bona fide student
     

    What does this mean?
    1)   The previous semester the student-athlete passed a minimum of five classes during the regular course of the semester.
    NOTE: Credit recovery courses, courses completed during night school and summer school do NOT count towards athletic eligibility but they WILL help you graduate on time!
     Fall Athletes:       This means the previous spring semester you must have passed a minimum of five classes
     
     Winter Athletes:  This means the previous spring semester you must have passed a minimum of five classes
                                    To remain eligible for S2 competition you must pass a minimum of five classes during fall semester of current year  
     
     Spring Athletes:  This means you passed a minimum of five classes fall semester of the current year 
     
    2) During the current semester the student-athlete is enrolled in a minimum of five class NONE of which are: credit recovery or night school.
     
    Fall Athletes:       This means are enrolled in a minimum of five new classes the entire fall semester , should you drop a class which takes you below the minimum five classes you are
                                  immediately ineligible
     
    Winter Athletes:   This means are enrolled in a minimum of five new classes the entire fall and spring semesters and should you drop a class which takes you below the minimum 
                                    
    five classes you are immediately ineligible
     
    Spring Athletes:  This means are enrolled in a minimum of five new classes the entire spring semester and should you drop a class which takes you below the minimum five classes you are
                                   immediately ineligible
     
    3)   The student-athlete is currently enrolled at Lawrence High School in the minimum number of required classes and is a student in good standing.

Playing Sports in College

  • Are you or your student-athlete thinking about playing sports in college? Choosing a college can be a difficult decision making process. Checking to be sure you are eligible to play sports in college is essential. Check out the eligibility centers of the NCAA and the NAIA for college eligibility requirements and too see what the college athletics experience is like and speak with a Counselor in Student Services. To have a transcript sent to a prospective coach or school a Transcript Release form must be on file with the Lawrence High School Registrar. The release form is available on the Forms page of this website. Click the red arrow to go to the forms page. go to   

    NCAA Logo NCAA Eligibiity Center www.eligibilitycenter.org

    NAIA LOGO NAIA Eligibility Center www.playnaia.org

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