Monday, May 15, 2000

How eligibility rules vary among local schools




        1999-2000 Ohio Minimum Requirements

        (Set by the Ohio High School Athletic Association)

        Pass four courses that count toward graduation and maintain a minimum grade point average as established by the local school board. The grades must be achieved in the quarter preceding the current activity. Minimum usually considered to be 1.0 on a scale of 0.0-4.0.

        2000-2001 Ohio Minimum Requirements

        Passing five courses that count toward graduation and maintain a minimum GPA as established by the local school board. The grades must be achieved in the quarter preceding the current activity. Minimum usually considered to be 1.0 on a scale of 0.0-4.0.

        1999-2000 Cincinnati Public Schools Minimum Requirements

        Passing all subjects taken and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher. Students who have a GPA of less than 2.0 and are passing all their classes or have a GPA of higher than 2.0 but fail a class are allowed to go on academic probation and continue participation, but only twice during their high school career.

        Academic requirements for extracurricular participation in effect in other local school districts:

       STATE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS WITH NO WEEKLY ELIGIBILITY CHECKS:

        Fairfield High School

        Harrison High School

        Oak Hills High School

        LaSalle High School

        St. Xavier High School

        Sycamore High School

        Taylor High School

        Wyoming High School

        STATE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS WITH WEEKLY ELIGIBILITY CHECK:

        Finneytown High School

        Lakota East High School

        Lakota West High School

        Madeira High School

        Reading High School

        Winton Woods High School

        STATE MINIMUM COURSE REQUIREMENTS WITH HIGHER THAN REQUIRED GPA:

        Amelia High School (1.51)*

        Anderson High School (2.0)

        Colerain High School (2.0)**

        Deer Park High School (1.25)*

        Glen Este High School (1.51)*

        Hamilton High School (1.50)

        Indian Hill High School (2.0)**

        Middletown High School (1.55)

        Milford High School (1.25)

        Mount Healthy High School (1.2)

        Northwest High School (2.0)**

        Turpin High School (2.0)

        PASS ALL CLASSES AND MAINTAIN A 2.0 GPA

        Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy

        * — Weekly eligibility checks are also done.

        ** — Academic probation available for those with GPAs of 1.0-2.0.

        Source: Cincinnati Public Schools athletic department

       



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