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NCAA Eligibility Center

NCAA/Student Athlete Information

NCAA Eligibility Center

1802 Alonzo Watford Sr. Drive

Indianapolis, IN 46202

(877) 262-1492

www.eligibilitycenter.org

 

  • Register with the NCAA in the Spring of your Junior Year / FEE: $70.00 or fee waiver
  • Register for the ACT and/or SAT in the Spring of your Junior Year

 

 

There are a few specialized things that student athletes need to do in order to be considered for recruitment by colleges and universities.

 

The most important thing is to file with the NCAA Clearinghouse.

  • Student athletes should do this at the END of their junior year or the very beginning of senior year.
  • You will need to take the SAT or ACT before the end of junior year in order to be eligible for the clearinghouse.
  • You must also send in an official transcript with all courses from junior year listed.

 

FEE WAIVERS FOR THE NCAA CLEARINGHOUSE ARE AVAILABLE AT THE NCAA WEBSITE!

 

For information about the rules and regulations of the

NCAA Clearinghouse

 

Visit: http://www.ncaaclearinghouse.net/NCAA/common/index.html

 

 

In order to be eligible for the NCAA Clearinghouse, students must take the appropriate number of academic courses.

Students should speak to their counselor to ensure they are taking the right courses for eligibility.

 
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HOW TO CALCULATE MY GRADE POINTS (GPA) FOR ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY

Academic Eligibility

Your ability to become a member of any high school sport team in LAUSD is based upon a number of factors, but one of the most important is your academic eligibility. LAUSD requires a minimum 2.0 GPA (Grade Point Average), or a certain number of grade points, in at least four (4) classes to be eligible to play a sport. Your final report card at the end of each semester (fall or spring) is what is typically used to determine your eligibility depending upon what season your sport falls under. 

Calculating one's GRADE POINTS for eligibility is rather simple just follow these steps:

1.       Figure out how many total points you have for all of your classes, in which you received a letter grade, by adding together the point values. (See the point scale below)

Point Scale

A = 4 points

B = 3 points

C = 2 points

D = 1 point

F = no points

 

2.       Once you have added together all of your grades, divide by the number of classes you are enrolled in. Check below to see if that number meets the minimum eligibility requirements.

If you have 6 classes, you need a minimum of 12 points.

If you have 7 classes, you need a minimum of 14 points.

If you have 8 classes, then you need a minimum of 16 points.

 

 

Here is a Sample Report Card

                   Classes                Grades          Point Value

English 9B               C                      2

Intro to Art              A                      4

Algebra 1B               B                      3

P.E.                            A                      4

Biology B                  D                      1

Computers               F                      0

Number of Classes = 6          Total Grade Points Earned =  14          

14 /6= 2.33 

Eligible to Play?  YES!  

This student needed 12 points minimum to be eligible to participate in a sport

 

Please note: Some online courses such as Edgenuity are not accepted through the NCAA requirements for GPA calculation.