TEA/UIL Eligibility

The chart below may be used by principals, coaches, and sponsors to determine eligibility for middle and high school students’ participation in all extracurricular activities for the 2016- 2017 school year.
Specifically be aware of the following issues:

  • Grade periods for eligibility are seven (7) calendar days after the evaluation, with the exception of holidays.
  • Students may only lose eligibility at the six weeks grading period.
  • Students can regain eligibility at both the three weeks progress report and at the six weeks grade report.
  • All students are eligible during Christmas Break and Spring Break holidays.
DateAction
9/27End of first grading period.  All students’ grades are checked.
10/4End of 7 day grace period.
10/193 week grade evaluation
10/26Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation.
11/4End of second grading period.  All students’ grades are checked.
11/11End of 7 day grace period.
Thanksgiving weekAll students are eligible due to one-week or longer student holiday.
12/23 week grade evaluation
12/9Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation.
12/16End of third grading period.  All students’ grades are checked.
Winter Holiday BreakAll students are eligible due to one-week or longer student holiday.
1/10End of 7 day grace period.
1/233 week grade evaluation
1/30Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation.
2/17End of fourth grading period.  All students’ grades are checked.
2/24End of 7 day grace period.
Spring BreakAll students are eligible due to one-week or longer student holiday.
3/103 week grade evaluation
3/24Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation.
4/13End of fifth grading period.  All students’ grades are checked.
4/20End of 7 day grace period.
5/43 week grade evaluation
5/11Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation.

Notes

  • following winter break, ineligible students return to being ineligible until the next grade check & grace period.
  • during spring break all are eligible and the grading period ends the friday after spring  break.
  • all students are eligible through the summer.
  • total credits determine the first 2016-17 six week eligibility for 9-12 students.
  • to be eligible students must be passing all classes at the end of a grading period. an “i” (incomplete) recorded as a grade is considered a failing grade until a passing grade is recorded.

For a listing of courses exempt from ineligibility, go to high school course guide.