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NCAA Initial-Eligibility Process

Below is a flowchart to help you, students and parents to better understand the initial-eligibility process.

​Grade 9

  • Student asks counselor for a list of high school's core courses to ensure he or she takes the right classes

​Grade 10

  • Student registers with the NCAA Eligibility Center at

​Grade 11

  • Student checks with counselor to make sure he of she will graduate on time with all required NCAA core courses.Student takes the aCT or SAT, submitting his or her scores to the NCAA using code 9999.At the end of the year, counselor provides student's official transcript to the NCAA Eligibility Center.

​Grade 12

  • Student finishes last NCAA core courses.Student takes the ACT or SAT again, if necessary, submitting his or her scores to the NCAA using code 9999.After April 1, student requests final amateruism certification decision from the NCAA Eligibility Center.After graduation, counselor provides student's final official transcript with proof of graduation to the NCAA Eligibility Center.

Parents, please note the new alphabetical distribution for students in grades 9-11 when contacting your child’s counselor:
​A - Chd​DiMatteo
Che - G​Rudolph
H - Me​Quintana
Mf - San​Visocky
Sao - Z​Bowker
​A-K  IB​Kleve
​L-Z   IB​Kennedy




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