2013-2014 Classification Numbers from the State Education Department October 2012 BEDS Enrollment Numbers
(these numbers include public/charter/non-public)
2014-2015 Classification Numbers from the State Education Department January 2014 BEDS Enrollment Numbers (these numbers include public/charter/non-public)
Classification Cut-off Numbers
2013-2014 5 Class
Cross Country Girls Volleyball Field Hockey
Class A 911-up Class AA 1040-up Class A 915-up
Class B 470-910 Class A 690-1039 Class B 450-914
Class C 260-469 Class B 436-689 Class C 449-below
Class D 259-below Class C 256-435
Class D 255-below
Girls Lacrosse Boys Lacrosse Football
Class A 1050-up Class A 1000-up Class AA 1000-up
Class B 650-1049 Class B 590-999 Class A 600-999
Class C 649-below Class C/D 589-below Class B 400-599
Class C 260-399
Class D 259-below
Boys Volleyball Ice Hockey
Class A 1000-up Division I 1100-up
Class B 999-below Division II 1099-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.”
Class AA= 50%
Class A= 40%
Class B= 30%
Class C= 30%
Class D= 20%
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.