NCAA

Attention Athletes:

REGISTERING FOR THE NCAA CAN BE DONE DURING JUNIOR YEAR. We will not send a transcript until you finish Junior year—as instructed by the NCAA. If coaches and parents have questions, please call or email Mr. Landa (943-3255, ext. 113, alanda@paracletehs.org) or Mrs. Pierson (943-3255, ext. 119, bpierson@paracletehs.org). Click here to get started with registering (which includes a $65 NCAA registration fee).

If you are a Division I or II candidate, make sure you are taking the right courses and are certified by the NCAA Clearinghouse. Get started by registering at www.eligibilitycenter.org.

Remember to send the NCAA your SAT/ACT scores using the code 9999!

Beginning August 1, 2016 there will be new requirements for college-bound student-athletes enrolling full-time at an NCAA Division 1 college or university.

  • Minimum core-course GPA of 2.30 required for competition
  • Ten core courses required before beginning of senior year for competition;and
  • Slight changes in GPA/test score index (sliding scale)

For an explanation of the rules in detail please see the NCAA New Rules power point on the bottom of the page.

Division I REQUIREMENTS: If you plan to enter college, you will need to present 16 core courses:

  • Four years of English.
  • Three years of Math (Algebra I or higher).
  • Two years of Natural/physical science (one must be a lab science).
  • One year of additional English, math or science
  • Two years of Social Studies
  • Four years of additional core courses (from any area listed above, or from foreign language, non-doctrinal religion or philosophy)

Use the Paraclete NCAA Worksheet below (pdf) to chart your progress for becoming a qualifier for Division I and II. Courses that are underlined are required by Paraclete and will fulfill your NCAA sixteen course requirement. You can see the SAT/GPA sliding scale on the NCAA Quick Reference, below, or see Mr. Landa for details.


Resources

NCAA New rules 1 ( 905.4 KB )

NCAA worksheet ( 30.5 KB )

Quick Reference Sheet ( 401.4 KB )