• To be eligible for participation in Kirkwood High School athletics, a student must meet the following standards:

    1. Be legally enrolled as a student at Kirkwood High School.
    2. Have a completed, valid (after February 1, 2018) physical packet on file in the KHS Athletic Office.
    3. Be enrolled in 3.0 units of credit in the semester or semesters of participation.
      • All 9th - 12th graders must pass 3.0 units of credit in the semester preceding the season of competition to be academically eligible.
      • All incoming 9th graders gain academic eligibility to participate in athletics in the first semester.
      • Note: A student who was academically ineligible the preceding semester, but meets the academic standard at the close of that semester becomes eligible the fifth day he or she attends classes in the succeeding semester.
    4. Be present at least ½ day of any school day for participation in practices, games or meets on that day. (Any exceptions must be ruled upon by the high school principal.)
    5. All athletes must participate in 14 practices until he or she may be allowed to participate in an official contest. Exceptions: Fall Girls' Golf, Softball, Boys' and Girls' Tennis are required to participate in only 10 practices.
      • Note: Students who have participated in and completed a preceding athletic season are exempt from the practice rule stated above. This exemption covers winter and spring athletes only in the given academic year.
    6. Comply with other Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) policies.