At the end of each sport season, the NYSPHSAA honors those teams that excel in the classroom. A Scholar-Athlete team is a team who's GPA (from at least 75% of the roster) is greater than or equal to 90.00%. 
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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



FALL Monday of Week #23 December 5, 2016
WINTER Monday of Week #37 March 13, 2017
SPRING Monday of Week #47 May 22, 2017


New instructions, worksheets, as well as an addition of a "School of Excellence" application will be supplied within the next few weeks. Please contact Special Programs Coordinator, Kristen Jadin, at kjadin@nysphsaa.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