All high school athletes who are interested in competing in Division I or Division II collegiate athletics must meet the National Collegiate Athletic Association requirements and should understand the NCAA eligibility/recruiting process thoroughly. High school students who wish to participate in Division I/Division II athletics must register with the NCAA clearinghouse after completing six semesters of high school.
All ACT/SAT scores must be reported directly to the NCAA Eligibility Center by using the code 9999.
For the most up-to-date detailed information about the NCAA initial-eligibility requirements and for a list of approved high school core classes, please refer to NCAA website at www.ncaa.org. For more information about the recruiting process and registering with the NCAA, refer to http://eligiblitycenter.org.
You should work with your Activity Director and College/Career Planning Counselor for planning your progression from high school to becoming a collegiate student-athlete.
ATHLETICS/ACTIVITIES –A student must meet the MSHSAA academic requirement to participate in an athletic or non-sport activity. That includes any activity where the student and/or team would compete against another school. To be eligible for participation the following requirements must be met.
- A student must comply with all regulations established by the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA).
- A student must have earned, the preceding semester of attendance, a minimum of 3.0 units of credit, and currently be enrolled in and regularly attending courses that offer 3.0 units of credit.
- A student must have on file a MSHSAA participation certificate, which includes a physical, parent permission and authorization for treatment.
A student must have on file a signed copy of the High School Athletic/Activities Policy.