Register with the NCAA Eligibility Center:
  • Create an account on the website: www.eligibilitycenter.org/
  • Pay $70 dollars, *fee waivers are available to student athletes and you can talk to your high school counselor about how to do this once you have created an account
  • Order an official copy of your transcript from Mrs. McKinney in the main office
  • Code 9999 on ACT registration to send scores to NCAA
  • Complete the amateurism questionnaire online
  • When you graduate high school, you need to request a final transcript and have it sent to NCAA

To read more about the academic standards required of a high school student athlete to compete at the next level, read the

NCAA Elgibility Guide

Academic standards:

Division I Eligibility

  • All students entering college must have completed 16 core courses in high school.
  • Students must earn a minimum required GPA in core courses and a combined SAT or ACT sum score that matches this GPA on a sliding scale, which can be found in the NCAA Quick Reference Guide.

Division II Eligibility:

  • All students entering college on or after August 1, 2013, must have completed16 core courses in high school.
  • Standards require a minimum GPA of 2.0 and a combined minimum SAT score of 820 or sum ACT score of 68.
NCAA Approved Core Courses offered at Sylvan Hills High School


  • AP English Lang and Comp
  • AP English Lit and Comp
  • Creative Writing ½ credit 
  • Eng 9/PAP
  • Eng 9 
  • Eng 10/PAP
  • ENG 10
  • ENG 11
  • ENG 12
  • Journalism 1

Social Science

  • Economics ½ credit
  • Civics ½
  • Civics/PAP ½
  • World History
  • PAP World History
  • AP World History
  • US History Since 1890
  • AP US History
  • AP Human Geography
  • Sociology ½ credit
  • Psychology ½ credit
  • AP US Government & Politics
  • AP Psychology
  • African American History (½ credit)


  • Adv. Topics in Math
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Algebra III
  • Algebra A (1/2 credit only)
  • Algebra B (1/2 credit only) 
  • Geometry
  • PAP Geometry
  • PAP Algebra II 
  • Pre-Calculus
  • PAP Pre-Calculus
  • Linear Systems and Statistics
  • AP Linear Systems and Statistics
  • Chemistry
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Computer Science Principles I
  • AP Computer Science Principles II
  • Computer Science Level I
  • Computer Science Level II

Natural/Physical Science

  • Physical Science
  • PAP Physical Science
  • Biology
  • PAP Biology
  • AP Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • PAP Chemistry
  • AP Chemistry
  • Physics
  • AP Physics I
  • AP Physics II
  • Anatomy

Additional Core Courses

  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • Spanish III
  • AP Spanish Lang
  • AP Spanish Lit

All failed courses have to be made up prior to their senior year in order to count for NCAA.

Cyber Academy (Edgenuity) coursework from this school/program, designated as "CR" on student’s transcripts, does not meet NCAA nontraditional core-course legislation.