2021-2022 SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICA APPLICATION

REQUIREMENT DETAILS

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POOL REQUIREMENTS

More details coming in 2023!


QUALIFYING TIME

A qualifying time will be available for selection from the SWIMS database during the application process. Only ONE time is necessary and only ONE application is necessary.

SWIMMERS WITH DISABILITIES

Applicants must have swum an individual pool time equal to or faster than the 2021-2022 Para Scholastic All American Standards in any individual event noted within their self-reported P1, P2, or P3 grouping during the SAA qualifying period with the qualifying times in SWIMS.  

 

Only ONE time is necessary and only ONE application is necessary. A cap of 56 athletes will be named with 2/event/gender.

 

 
OPEN WATER SWIMMERS

Applicants must have swum an individual pool time equal to or faster than the 2022 Winter Junior National qualifying time in the 800, 1000, 1500, or 1650 freestyle during the SAA qualifying period with the qualifying times in SWIMS AND participate in the Open Water National Championships. 

 

To be recognized as an Open Water swimmer, the applicant must select that designation on the application.

 

Only ONE time is necessary and only ONE application is necessary.  

GRADE & GPA REQUIREMENTS

Applicant must have completed 9th, 10th 11th or 12th grade

 

MINIMUM GPA

Application must maintain minimum 3.5 GPA for the current academic year

 

GRADE CONVERSION

A=4, B=3, C=2. If numerical grades are used, the following scale will be used unless the school’s letter grade conversion is given on the transcript: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79. In calculating the GPA, no rounding will be used – one decimal place only.

 

HONORS & ACADEMIC SUBJECTS

Honors, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, PLTW courses, and dual credit college level academic courses will earn one fifth (.2) extra Grade Point.

 

Only grades for academic subjects only are calculated – history/social studies, English, mathematics, sciences, foreign languages, computer sciences, visual and performing arts if indicated as academic.


A grade lower than a C in an academic subject will mean automatic rejection of the applicant.


Grades for non-academic courses will NOT be calculated – art, band, orchestra, choir, home economics, health, driver education, physical education, shop, etc. and any other class marked as non-academic will not be included in the GPA calculation (unless transcript indicates ‘academic’ or AP or IB).

 

GRADE 

There will be no special status designation for a 4.0 GPA other than for a national champion who also has a 4.0 GPA.


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