MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETICS
Athletic Eligibility Requirements
Only students in grades 7-12 may participate in interscholastic athletic competition (State Board of Education Regulation). No student may be eligible to participate at the middle school level for a period lasting longer than four (4) consecutive semesters beginning with the student’s entry into the seventh grade. The principal shall have evidence of the date of each player’s entry into the seventh grade and monitor the four (4) consecutive semesters. In order to qualify for public school participation, a student must meet the following requirements, but is not limited to the following requirements:
|Exceptional Children (Grades 7-12)||
*For athletic eligibility, GPA is calculated using the semester grade on the report card for year-long classes and the final grade on the report card for semester classes. (CMS Board Policy JJJ)
*Middle School: For athletic eligibility, minimum load of work is defined as passing six out of eight courses in the A/B format of block scheduling during the traditional school day.
Specific questions or clarifications of athletic information and/or eligibility should be addressed to the athletic director at the school where your child is enrolled/participates. For additional information, go to www.cmsathleticzone.com or call the CMS athletics office at (980) 343-6980.