Eligibility and Credits

Overview

To participate in athletic competition students must meet certain academic criteria.

First Semester - Fall and Winter Sports

To be eligible for athletic competition during the first semester (September 1 to January 31) of the 10th, 11th or 12th grade a pupil must have passed 25% of the credits (30 credits) required by the State of New Jersey for graduation (120) during the immediately preceding academic year.

All Freshman are eligible for participation during the first semester.

Second Semester - Spring Sports

To be eligible for athletic competition during the second semester (Feb. 1 to June 30) of the 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade, a pupil must have passed the equivalent of 12-1/2% of the credits (15) required by New Jersey for graduation (120) at the close of the preceding semester (Jan. 31). Full-year courses shall be equated as one-half of the total credits to be gained for the full year to determine credits passed during the immediately preceding semester.