• Athletic Placement Process

  • The Athletic Placement Process (APP) is a program for evaluating students who want to participate in sports at higher or lower levels, as approved by the Board of Regents as a part of the school eligibility rules in 1980, and is aligned with Learning Standards 1 and 2. Commissioner’s Regulation Section 135.4(c)(7)(ii)(a)(4)states: A Board of Education may permit pupils in grades no lower than seventh to compete on any senior high school team, or permit senior high pupils to compete on any teams in grades no lower than seventh, provided the pupils are placed at levels of competition appropriate to their physiological maturity, physical fitness, and skills in relationship to other pupils on those teams in accordance with standards established by the Commissioner. Read more here: Athletic Placement Process Information & Guidelines


    APP Steps:

    1. Requests for Athletic Placement to be made to the Athletic Office (516) 592-4350 by the deadline below.
    2. Parents/Guardians to complete the Parent/Guardian Permission Slip
    3. Maturity Clearance
    4. Physical Fitness Testing
    5. Students to complete the Athlete Essay
    6. If your child successfully completes and passes the above steps, approval will be granted to try out for the desired sport and level.


    Please note: Students who have previously been approved in the Athletic Placement Process for any sport, in any season, must still submit an application.