Sport & Medical Sciences Academy Eligibility Rule

Any student participating in extracurricular activities must maintain a 2.0 GPA with no more than 1 failing grade. Each student's status will be determined every marking period in conjunction with school reporting cycle.  

Eligible (student may participate)
Student has a 2.0 GPA with no more than 1 failing grade.

Probation (student may participate) 
Student has below a 2.0 GPA with no more than 1 failing grade and at least a 1.5 GPA the student will be placed on academic probation for the marking period.

Not Eligible (student may NOT participate) 
Student received 2 or more failing grades – Student did not obtain a 2.0 GPA with no more than 1 failing grade and was on probation the previous marking period.

  • A student cannot be on probation for two consecutive marking periods
  • Students eligibility for the beginning of the school year will be determined by the third and fourth marking period grades of the previous school year (summer school will be factored in).
  • Coaches, students and parents are expected to check the progress of the students weekly and take appropriate interim action to prevent probation or ineligible status. 

The chart below will be used in determining eligibility

A+AB+BC+CD+D
Advanced Placement5.04.54.03.53.02.52.01.5
Honors4.754.253.753.252.752.251.751.25
College Prep4.54.03.53.02.52.01.51.0

Academic Scale 

Examples

A+=4.5
A  =4.0
B+=3.5
B  =3.0
C+=2.5
C  =2.0
D+=1.5
D  =1.0
F  =0.0
ScienceA  =4.0
MathB+=3.5
EnglishC  =2.0
HistoryD  =1.0
ArtC  =2.0
12.5 / 5 = 2.5 (eligible)
ScienceA  =4.0
MathB+=3.5
EnglishC  =2.0
HistoryD  =1.0
ArtC  =2.0
12.5 / 5 = 2.5 (eligible)
ScienceA  =4.0
MathB+=3.5
EnglishC  =2.0
HistoryD  =1.0
ArtC  =2.0
12.5 / 5 = 2.5 (eligible)