High school students who receive a Change of School Assignment (COSA) out of their current feeder pattern must attend the new school for one calendar year before being eligible to participate in athletics. If exceptional circumstances exist, a parent/guardian may appeal the ineligibility rule by applying for an athletic waiver by writing to the compliance specialist for systemwide athletics, via email. Please note: Athletic waivers are not considered until the COSA has been approved.
Exceptions to the rule:
The athletic waiver process:
As a reminder, the waiver rule is in place to keep coaches from recruiting student-athletes and to keep student-athletes and their parents/guardians from selecting a school based on the school's athletic program.