Eligibility – High School

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. 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 classes, NONE of which are credit recovery.

  • Fall Athletes: This means you are enrolled in a minimum of five new classes the entire fall semester and should you drop a class which takes you below the minimum five classes, you are immediately ineligible.
  • Winter Athletes: This means you 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 you 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 Olathe West High School in the minimum number of required classes and is a student in good standing.