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Springfield Public Schools 2010-11.  Provide an awareness regarding NCAA qualification  Ensure student-athletes understand the importance of the ACT.

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1 Springfield Public Schools

2  Provide an awareness regarding NCAA qualification  Ensure student-athletes understand the importance of the ACT and Core Courses  Make students aware of the importance of class rank, ACT score, and GPA

3  The NCAA, or National Collegiate Athletic Association, was established in 1906 and serves as the collegiate governing body for over 1,300 colleges and universities

4  335 active Division I members  288 active Division II members  432 active Division III members

5  D I & D II may offer athletic scholarships  D III may not offer athletic scholarships but are very flexible with academic scholarships, grants, awards, and work study programs

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7  Practice or compete first year  Scholarship first year  Play four years if eligibility is maintained

8  Practice or compete during first year  Receive athletics scholarship and  May be only able to play 3 seasons if eligibility is maintained

9  Practice or compete during first year  Receive athletics scholarship  May be able to play 4 seasons if eligibility is maintained  D III does not use the Eligibility Center

10  Graduate from high school  Complete 16 core courses  Minimum GPA in core courses  Test Score Sliding Scale

11 Academic Course in:  English  Math  Natural/Physical Science  Social Science  Foreign Language  Be a four-year college prep  At or above regular academic level  Be completed no later than the high school graduation date of your class SPS Submits Core Courses for all 3 high schools to the NCAA

12  Increase class rank  Increase GPA  Potentially increase ACT

13 “Resources” “U.S. Students” “Are You on Track?”  Students, parents, coaches, school administrators should review this early and often

14  Match High School Handbook  Match High School Transcript This is revised and updated by SPS!

15  4 years of English  3 years of Math (Algebra 1 or higher)  2 years of Natural/Physical Science  1 year of additional English, Math or Science  2 years of Social Science  4 years of Additional Courses  May choose Foreign Language or any areas above

16  Very similar to D I  See NCAA Guide for Student-Athlete

17  Core Course Calculator

18  The sum of the subscores are used by the NCAA for eligibility  The BEST subscores from multiple tests are used to determine eligibility  HUGE advantages when taking the ACT more than once!

19  Be sure to use code 9999 when completing the ACT form. This ensures the ACT will be sent to the NCAA directly from the testing center

20  Sliding Scale

21  Colleges CANNOT allow an official visit until the student-athlete has registered  Colleges CANNOT offer financial aid until the athlete is registered

22  Google NCAA Eligibility Center  “New Account” or cell phone Provide valid address

23 FEES?NEED HELP???  $60  Fee Waiver- Deans, APs AACs can help here  NCAA Freshman-Eligibility Standards Quick Reference Sheet  NCAA DI Sliding Scale  NCAA Guide for the College- Bound Student-Athlete  https://web1.ncaa.org/eligibilit ycenter/general/index_general.html https://web1.ncaa.org/eligibilit ycenter/general/index_general.html  


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