- Forms are available at High Schools and Multnomah County School Based Health Centers.
- All students who participate in practice and/or competition
in the interscholastic athletic program shall have a physical
examination by a physician possessing an unrestricted license
to practice medicine, a licensed physician assistant, a certified
nurse practitioner or a licensed chiropractic physician.
- The authorization is valid for high school athletics –
- Physicals for incoming freshmen (8th graders) done after spring
break (of their 8th grade year) are valid for 2 years.
Physicals available at:
- Multnomah County School Based Health Centers
- Any athletic insurance plan shall be on a voluntary basis, and
parents shall be notified of its availability. Before a student
may participate in interscholastic athletics, his/her parent or
legal guardian is required to sign an Athletic Participation Approval
statement, which is part of the Athletic Clearance Form.
- No uniform will be issued until the student’s parent of
guardian has signed the following statement that is a part of
the Athletic Clearance Form.
- I understand that Portland Public Schools carries no athletic
insurance and does not assume responsibility for injuries sustained
in practice or games. If insurance coverage for injuries is desired,
such coverage is the responsibility of the parent.
- Insurance protection is obtainable from private insurance companies
and through an insurance endorsed by the Portland school district.
Student Accident and Health Insurance Available >>
OSAA regulations are listed on their website at
The general statement is “Students need to be enrolled in
and passing five (5) classes”. See their website form more
PIL regulations are as follows:
I. INDIVIDUAL ELIGIBILITY
1.0 Portland Interscholastic League 2.0 GPA requirement.
In addition to the academic requirements set forth by the OSAA,
all PIL athletes must maintain a 2.0 gpa, with no grades of F,
from the previous semester, to participate in athletics. If a
student receives an F, they must have a minimum gpa of 2.5, during
the same semester to maintain their athletic eligibility. Students
not meeting these requirements will be placed on academic probation
for the next 9 weeks. (See chart next page)
- Students on probation must participate in one-hour tutorial
sessions a minimum of three days each week;
- Once ineligible, one cannot become eligible until the end of
the next grading period (9 weeks);
- Appeals may be made to the District Athletic Committee, following
the existing hardship process.
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