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					National Collegiate Athletic Association
          Eligibility Standards



     Uniondale High School
 What is the NCAA Initial-Eligibility
          Clearinghouse?
Works with the NCAA to determine a student’s eligibility for
athletic participation in his or her first year of college
enrollment.

Mandates students who want to participate in college sports
during their first year of enrollment in college to register
with the clearinghouse.

Follows NCAA by laws and regulations in analyzing and
processing a student’s high school academic records, ACT
or SAT scores, and key information about amateurism
participation to determine the student’s initial eligibility.

Website: http://www.ncaaclearinghouse.net
       For the graduating classes of
         2006 or 2007: Division I
If you plan to enter college in
2006 or after, your eligibility     14 CORE-COURSE RULE
will be determined under the
                                   4 years of English
new rule. That means that
you must have 14 core              2 years of mathematics
courses to be eligible to         (Algebra 1 or higher)
practice, play and receive         2 years of natural/ physical
financial aid at a Division I     science (1 year of lab if
school.                           offered by high school).
                                   1 year of additional English,
SAT/ACT Required                  mathematics or
                                  natural/physical science.
                                   2 years of social science.
                                   3 years of additional
                                  courses (from any area above
                                  or foreign language).
For the graduating class of 2008 and after
                Division I
                                  16 CORE-COURSE RULE
                                    4 years of English
If you plan to enter college in
                                    3 years of mathematics
2008 or after, your eligibility
                                  (Algebra I or
will be determined under the
                                  higher)
new rule. That means that
you must have 16 core               2 years of natural/physical
courses to be eligible to         science (one must be a lab
practice, play and receive        science)
financial aid at a Division I       1 year of additional English,
school only.                      math or science
                                    2 years of social
SAT/ACT Required.                 studies
                                    4 years of additional core
                                  courses (from any area listed
                                  above, or from foreign
                                  language, nondoctrinal religion
                                  or philosophy)
For the graduating class of 2005 and after
               Division II
If you plan to enter college in
2005 or after, your eligibility     14 CORE-COURSE RULE
will be determined under the
new rule. That means you           3 years of English
must have 14 core courses to       2 years of mathematics
be eligible to practice, play     (Algebra 1 or higher)
and receive financial aid at a
Division II school.                2 years of natural/ physical
                                  science (1 year of lab if
In Division II, there is no
GPA/SAT sliding scale.            offered by high school).
The minimum core grade             2 year of additional English,
point average is 2.000.           mathematics or
The minimum SAT score is          natural/physical science.
820 (Verbal and Math               2 years of social science.
sections only).                    3 years of additional
The minimum ACT sum score         courses (from any area above
is 68.                            or foreign language).
          Clearinghouse
        Customer Services
Clearinghouse mailing address:
  NCAA Clearinghouse
  301 ACT Drive
  Box 4043
  Iowa City, IA 52243-4043
Clearinghouse customer service hours:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time Monday through
Friday
Toll Free phone numbers (domestic callers only):
Customer Service Line - 877/262-1492
Phone numbers (international callers):
Customer Service Line - 319/337-1492
Fax Number: 319/337-1556
         List of Uniondale High School
            Approved Core Courses
                  (Form 48H)
English                        Social Science
AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE    AB PSYCHOLOGY
COMPARATIVE WORLD LIT.         AFRO-AMERICAN HISTORY
COMPOSITION & RHETORIC         BUSINESS & PERSONAL LAW (BUS/PRSNL LAW)
CREATIVE WRITING               CARBN HST/CULTURE
                               CRIMINAL & INTERNATIONAL LAW
DRAMA
                               ECONOMICS
ENG 10/HUM/HENG
                               ESL ECONOMICS [3.22.00]
11/HUM/HONENGLISH              GL H/G 10/R/BILNGL
10/RGNTENGLISH                 GL H/G 10/RGNT/ESL
11/RGNTENGLISH                 GL H/G 9/H
12/RGNTENGLISH                 GLOBAL 9/R/BILNGL
9/HENGLISH                     GLOBAL H/G 10/HUM
9/RGNT                         GLOBAL H/G 10/RGNT
ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMP/AP     GLOBAL H/G 9/R/ESL
ENGLISH LITERATURE & COMP/AP   GLOBAL H/G 9/RGNT
JOURNALISM                     LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
                               MACRO ECON/AP
LATINO-AMERICAN LITERATURE
                               PART/GOVT/ESL
REBEL IN SOCIETY
                               PARTIC/GOVERNMENT
                               PSYCH/INTRO
                               SOCIOLOGY
                               US GOVERNMENT & POLITICS/AP
                               US H/G 11/HUM/H
                               US H/G 11/R/BILNGL
                               US H/G 11/RGNT
                               US HIST 11/R/ESL
                               US HISTORY/AP
       List of Approved Core Courses
                 (Form 48H)

Mathematics             Natural/Physical Science
CALCULUS                ANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY
CALCULUS AB/AP          CHEM L/L /H
CALCULUS BC/AP          CHEM L/L /RGNT
COLLEGE ALGEBRA         COL BIO L/L /AP
INFRNTL STAT/PROB       COL PHYSICS L/L /AP
INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA    COLLEGE CHEM/AP
MATH A                  EARTH SCI L/L /RGNT
MATH A/BILINGUAL        ECOLOGY
MATH A/EXTENDED         FORENSIC SCIENCE
MATH AB/BILINGUAL       GEN CHEM L/L
MATH AB/EXTENDED        GEN CHEM L/L /ESL
MATH AB/H               LIV EN A/R L/L (.5 CU MAX)
MATH B-1 (.75 CU MAX)   LIV EN B/R L/L (.5 CU MAX)
MATH B-2 (.75 CU MAX)   LIV EN L/L /RGNT
MATH B/BILINGUAL        LIV ENG A/R L/L /ESL (.5 CU MAX)
MATH B/EXTENDED         LIV ENG L/L /H
MATH B/H                LIV ENV B/R L/L /ESL (.5 CU MAX)
MATH B1/BILINGUAL       MARINE BIOLOGY
MATH B2/BILINGUAL       MST SCIENCE
MST                     PHARMACOLOGY
PRE CALC/H              PHYSICS L/L /H
PRE-CALCULUS            PHYSICS L/L /RGNT
STATISTICS/AP
    List of Approved Core Courses
              (Form 48H)

          Additional Core Courses
FRENCH 1/RGNT
FRENCH 2/RGNT
FRENCH 3/RGNT
FRENCH 4/CIV
FRENCH 5/AP
SPANISH 1/RGNT
SPANISH 2/RGNT
SPANISH 3/RGNT
SPANISH 3/RGNT/NS
SPANISH 4/RGNT
SPAN 4/CIV/H
SPANISH 5/AP
High School Athlete’s
      Timeline
Freshman/ Sophomore Year
 ACADEMIC TASKS:
1. Take academic course load that meets NCAA
   regulations as approved core courses.
2. Maintain qualifying grades in all core courses.

 ATHLETIC TASKS:
1. Begin to develop a sports record of athletic
   accomplishments.
2. Attend summer camps:
         -For exposure
         -To improve skills
         -To experience independent living
         -To compare your current skills with others
               Junior Year
 ACADEMIC TASKS:                 ATHLETIC TASKS:
1.   Continue to take NCAA       1. Develop an athletic profile
     approved core academic         sheet.
     courses.                    2. Confer with your coach to
                                    thoroughly and honestly
2.   Meet with your guidance        evaluate your athletic
     counselor to develop a         skills and recommend the
     list of possible schools       appropriate level of
     based on your academic         college competition.
     achievement and             3. Write initial letters of
     athletic ability.              interest to college
3.   Register for and take the      coaches.
     required standardized       4. Develop a sports portfolio
     tests (S.A.T., A.C.T.).        of athletic
                                    accomplishments.
4.   Attend college              5. Attend summer camps
     nights/fairs and read          (AAU or club teams in off
     literature sent to you by      season that provide
     schools.                       Regional/National
5.   Visit college campuses.        exposure)
6.   Develop an extra-
     curricular activity list.
                 Senior Year
ACADEMIC TASKS:                     ATHLETIC TASKS:
1. Send for college applications.   1. Write to coaches expressing
2. Register for standardized           interest in their schools and
   exams (S.A.T. , A.C. T.).           athletic programs.
3. Write a personal statement       2. Include an athletic profile,
   and include it with your            schedule of games, and record
   application.                        of awards.
4. Meet with your counselor to      3. Respond to college
   review application materials.       questionnaires.
5. File Financial Aid Form after    4. Become familiar with “NCAA
   January 1st. ( Money awarded        Guide For The college-Bound
   is dependent on need, first         Student-Athlete”.
   come, first serve basis)         5. Update athletic profile sheet.
6. Visit college campuses.          6. Develop a list of questions to
                                       ask.
                                    7. Be pro-active. Take initiative.
                                    8. Visit schools you are seriously
                                       considering and have
                                       expressed an interest in you.
  NCAA Clearinghouse Form
    Class of 2006-2007
NAME:_______________                     S.S. #: _________________
STREET ADDRESS: ___________________________________________
CITY: __________ STATE: ___________      ZIP: ____________
PHONE #: __________________________________________________
HIGH SCHOOL: ______________________________________________
                    14 CORE REQUIREMENTS FOR NCAA
(ENGLISH-4)


(MATH-2)
                                                  CORE GPA: ________
                                                  SAT: __________
(SOCIAL SCIENCE-2)


(PHYSICAL OR NATURAL SCIENCE-2)

(ADDITIONAL COURSES IN ENGLISH , MATH, OR SCIENCE-1)

(ADDITIONAL COURSES IN ABOVE AREAS OR FOREIGN LANGUAGE, COMPUTER
   SCIENCE, OR PHILOSOPY-3)
SLIDING SCALE- SAT
   GPA      SAT     GPA       SAT         GPA      SAT
   3.55     (400)   3.025     (610)       2.5        (820)
   3.525    (410)   3.0        (620)      2.475      (830)
   3.5     (420)    2.975     (630)      2.45      (840-850)
   3.475    (430)   2.95      (640)       2.425      (860)
   3.45    (440)    2.925     (650)       2.4        (860)
   3.425   (450)    2.9        (660)      2.375      (870)
   3.4     (460)    2.875     (670)       2.35       (880)
   3.375   (470)    2.85      (680)       2.325      (890)
   3.35    (480)    2.825     (690)       2.3        (900)
   3.325   (490)    2.8        (700)       2.275    (910)
   3.3     (500)    2.775     (710)       2.25      (920)
   3.275   (510)    2.75      (720)        2.225    (930)
   3.25    (520)    2.725     (730)        2.2      (940)
   3.225   (530)    2.7       (730)        2.175    (950)
   3.2     (540)    2.675    (740-750)     2.15     (960)
   3.175   (550)    2.65      (760)        2.125    (960)
   3.15    (560)    2.625     (770)        2.1      (970)
   3.125   (570)     2.6     (780)         2.075    (980)
   3.1     (580)     2.575   (790)        2.05      (990)
   3.075   (590)     2.55    (800)        2.025    (1000)
    3.05   (600)     2.525   (810)        2.0      (1010)

				
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