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Classifications

 2017-2018 Classification Numbers from the State Education Department October 2016 BEDS Enrollment Numbers (these numbers include public/charter/non-public)

Classification Cut-off Numbers
Team Sports
2017-2018 5 Class
Class AA 910+
Class A 480-909
Class B 280-479
Class C 170-279
Class D 169-below
Individual Sports
Division I 600+
Division II 599-below
Team Sports
(3 Class) 
Class A 800+
Class B 400-799
Class C 399-below

 

Classification Variations (as approved by the NYSPHSAA Executive Committee)
Cross Country   2017 2018 Field Hockey    Girls Volleyball    2017 2018  Boys Volleyball  
Class A  850+ 830+ Class A 915+ Class AA 941+ 950+ Division 1 950+
Class B 445-849 446-829 Class B  914-450 Class A 587-940 598-949 Division 2 949-below
Class C 261-444 240-445 Class C 449-below Class B 345-586 368-597 Winter
Class D  260-below 239-below     Class C  203-344 221-367 Class B 340+ 
          Class D  202-below 220-below Class C 339-below

 

Football   2017 2018 Girls Lacrosse   Boys Lacrosse    Ice Hockey   
Class AA  930+ 1025+ Class A 1075+  Class A 1050+ Division 1 1000+
Class A 570-929 585-1024 Class B 790-1074  Class B 750-1049 Division 2 999-below
Class B 365-569 355-584 Class C 475-789  Class C 425-749    
Class C 240-364 230-354 Class D  474-below  Class D 424-below    
Class D  239-below 229-below            

 

 

 

 

COMBINING OF TEAMS - The joining together of students from two or more member schools in the same district or close proximity to form a single team shall be permitted subject to the following conditions:

1. Permission must be obtained from their league and section on an annual basis.

2. Section approval must be reported to the NYSPHSAA, Inc. Executive Committee.

NOTE: If a combined school team goes beyond sectional level competition their boys

and girls grades 9-11 enrollment shall be combined, using the below criteria, for state level competition.

a. The school(s) with the higher(est) classification number will have a percentage of the  other school(s)classification number added  according to the graduated scale below.  The percentage is dependent upon the association’s “5 sport classification cut off numbers.” Begining with the 2018-19 school year, the graduated scale is used for up to 3 "team" mergers and mergers with 4 or more "teams" take 100% of their BEDS. ONLY in team sports. 

Classification 2017-18 2018-19
Class AA 50% 100%
Class A 40% 100%
Class B 30% 100%
Class C 30% 40%
Class D 20% 30%

 

3. Section shall determine the deadlines for schools to merge or demerge programs.

4. If a nonpublic school is part of the merger, the “merged” team may be subject to the Section’s Classification of Non-Public Schools Committee.

Reporting Procedure: All violations shall be reported to the League and Section.

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