At the end of each sport season, the NYSPHSAA honors those teams that excel in the classroom. A Scholar Athlete team is a team whose GPA (from at least 75% of the roster) is greater than or equal to 90.00%.
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THE ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM FOR THE FALL SCHOLAR-ATHLETE ENTRIES WILL OPEN ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 31st.
Note: A REVISION TO THE SCHOLAR ATHLETE PROGRAM WAS APPROVED BY THE NYSPHSAA CENTRAL COMMITTEE ON TUESDAY, JULY 26th, 2016. The revised program will begin in the Fall 2016. The full proposal is available here: Scholar Athlete Revision.pdf
2016-2017 DEADLINE DATES
||Monday of Week #23
||December 5, 2016
||Monday of Week #37
||March 13, 2017
||Monday of Week #47
||May 22, 2017
The "School of Distinction" and new "School of Excellence" application will be posted in the upcoming months. Please contact Special Programs Coordinator, Kristen Jadin, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
For schools with six-week marking periods, averages submitted should reflect the following marking periods.
Fall: Marking Period 1
Winter: Average of Marking Periods 2 and 3
Spring: Average of Marking Periods 4 and 5
Thank you to Pupil Benefits Plan for their continued support of the Scholar Athlete program.