1. To be eligible for athletic competition during the first semester (September 1 to January 31) a pupil
must have passed (30) credits required by the State of New Jersey for graduation (120),
during the immediately preceding academic year.
2. To be eligible for athletic competition during the second semester (Feb. 1 to June 30),
a pupil must have passed (15) credits required by New Jersey for graduation (120) at the close
of the preceding semester (Jan. 31). Full-year courses shall be equated as one-half of the total credits
to be gained for the full year to determine credits passed during the immediately preceding semester.
3. An athlete becomes ineligible for high school athletics if he/she attains the age of 19 prior to
September 1. However, any student attaining the age of 19
after September 1 shall be eligible for the ensuing school year.
No students shall be eligible for high school athletics after the expiration of eight consecutive semesters
following their entrance to the ninth grade.