Academic Eligibility

The following criteria is in place for all extra- and co-curricular activity participation at Hopkins High School.

At the end of the previous grading period (9 week), each student in grades 10-12 must meet a minimum of 2 of the 4 criteria listed below.

  • • Earn 3 credits toward graduation in the immediate previous grading period.
    • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher.
    • Earn a quarter Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 or higher.

    • Meet the accrued total credits listed below, by grade, by quarter:
Credit Accumulation
                     1st     2nd     3rd     4th
10th grade    6     10    14   18
11th grade    22   26    30   34
12th grade    38   42    46   50
 
ACADEMIC PROBATION: The first time a student does not meet the criteria, they can appeal the decision to the activities director with a letter explaining the reason for the sub-par academic performance. If approved, the student will be allowed to participate but must meet the following criteria for the duration of the grading period. The coach will call parent/guardian and explain that student is on academic probation but will be allowed to participate provided they meet the criteria below:
 
➢ Student will not have any unexcused absences during the period of probation.
➢ Student will attend Academic Support session(s) at least once per week*
➢ Student will not be involved in negative or adverse behavior of any kind.
➢ Student will submit weekly progress reports to the activities office.
 
ACADEMIC SUSPENSION: A student that fails to meet the criteria listed above for two consecutive grading periods will be placed on academic suspension and will not be allowed to participate in practice or competition for the duration of the quarter/grading period.