Knights News · Academics & Athletics: Leads to Success!


A study conducted by Penn State University, and the University of South Carolina found that the students who played a sport in high school and were involved in extracurricular physical activities had better grades and test scores. The correlation between good grades and sports is consistently proving that is it a beneficial activity for a student. There was a study recently done by the Los Angeles Unified School District that found a strong correlation between a student’s participation in school sports and the results of good grades, higher test scores, and overall performance in the classroom. Here is how our athletes are performing this school year:

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NCAA Information

The advantages of competing in college sports are both immediate and lifelong. Participating in college sports provides opportunities to learn, compete and succeed. Student-athletes receive top-notch academic support, quality medical care and regular access to outstanding coaching, facilities and equipment. Student-athletes as a group graduate at higher rates than their peers in the general student body and feel better prepared for life after college.

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College-bound student-athletes preparing to enroll in a Division I or Division II school need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center to ensure they have met amateurism standards and are academically prepared for college coursework. Are you ready to play college sports? Download this brochure to find out.