Athletic Placement Process (APP)

Athletic Placement Process-APP Is a program for evaluating students who want to participate in sports at higher or lower levels, as approved by the Board of Regents as a part of the school eligibility rules in 1980, and is aligned with Learning Standards 1 and 2. Commissioner’s Regulation Section 135.4(c)(7)(ii)(a)(4).

The links below redirect to the NYS Education Department Athletics and Coaching Page for the most current information on this topic.

New York State Athletic Placement Process for Interschool Athletic Programs (NYS APP)Updates include adjustment of Tanner scores in Appendix H, reference citations for medical directors and additional clarification in step 4 regarding recommended vs. required Tanner scores. Updated 12/2017 

NYSED FAQ Link to the NYSED Athletic Placement Process for Interschool Athletic Programs (APP) – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) released April 2015.

Height and Weight Chart & Classification of Sports According to Contact (7/19)


Updated 02/7/2021