PE Exemption Policy


In order to qualify for a physical education exemption during quarters 1, 2 or 4, you the student-athlete must be in compliance with ALL of the following:

  1. Be a bona fide member of a South Side High School junior varsity or varsity Section VIII interscholastic athletic team in grades 10, 11 or 12 and remain as a team member for the entire season. Ninth graders cannot be exempt. Athletes playing on outside club teams cannot be exempt.
  2. NOT have any unresolved “DC”, “F” or “Incompletes” in physical education.
  3. Have a proven rigorous academic schedule that includes at least 7 full periods every day excluding physical education. Schedules that have 6 classes one day, and 7 or more on the other do not qualify.
  4. The application must:
    • Be handed into the Counseling Center BEFORE 3pm on the deadline dates for each quarter as listed on the yearly application.
    • Include a copy of the student’s schedule with the school counselor’s verification of at least 7 periods each day excluding PE.
    • Have student, parent/guardian, and school counselor’s signatures before the application gets forwarded to Ms. Roseto in the Physical Education Office.