Athletic Eligibility Requirements

Students who would like to participate on an O'Bryant athletic team must satisfy the following eligibility requirements:  

Consent/Medical Forms to be Completed

All forms can be found on the Athletic Forms page.  Individual links are below.

1. BPS Student Participation Parental Consent Form (2017-2018)

  • all sections completed
  • signed/dated by student
  • signed/dated by parent/guardian
  • submitted to coach

2. BPS Medical Questionnaire (2017-2018)

  • all sections completed
  • signed/dated by parent/guardian
  • submitted to coach (who will give it to the school nurse with Physical Examination Form)

3.  Physical Examination Form (2017-2018) (or substantial equivalent)

  • all athletes must have a physical examination within 13 months of athletic participation
  • all sections of this form (or substantial equivalent) completed by physician, nurse practitioner, or physician's assistant
  • signed/dated by physician, nurse practitioner, or physician's assistant
  • submitted to coach (who will give it to the school nurse with BPS Medical Questionnaire)

4.  Pre-Participation Head Injury~ Concussion Reporting Form - Massachusetts (2017-2018)

  • all sections completed
  • signed/dated by parent/guardian
  • signed/dated by student
  • submitted to coach (who will give it to the school nurse with BPS Medical Questionnaire)

5.  Parent Athlete Concussion Information Sheet (2017-2018)

Academic/Attendance Requirements

  • students must earn a 2.0* (or above) weighted GPA for the marking period prior to the athletic season and maintain the 2.0 (or above) weighted GPA throughout the participating athletic season. For fall sports, eligibility shall be determined using final grades from the previous year, including any half year courses which may have ended in January
  • students must pass 4 core academic courses taken the previous marking term (fall sports - school year)
  • students must have a 93% (or higher) attendance from the previous marking period (fall sports - school year)  Excused absences will not factor into the attendance percentage

*If a student-athlete does not meet the O'Bryant minimum 2.0 weighted GPA, but otherwise satisfies the BPS/MIAA requirements and the student-athlete has a significant mitigating reason(s) for his/her failure to attain a 2.0 weighted GPA , the headmaster (or designee) may consider allowing that student-athlete to participate on a probationary basis. A Request for Athletic Participation on a Probationary Basis form must be completed (with all necessary signatures) and submitted to the headmaster (or designee). A meeting between the student-athlete, the parent/guardian, the coach and the headmaster (or designee) may be required; and a success-plan will be formulated.