BP 6145.2 Interscholastic Competition

KPBSD Policy Manual

BP 6145.2


The School Board considers the interscholastic program an integral component of the District educational program. The interscholastic program shall be geared to the interests and abilities of students of both sexes and varied in scope to ensure wide participation, consistent with the financial and personnel constraints of the District.

(cf. KPSAA Handbooks)
(cf. 6145 Cocurricular Activities)

The Board shall not approve membership of the District, or any school in the District, in any voluntary interscholastic athletic organization which discriminates against or denies the benefits of any program to any person on the basis of race, sex, religion or ethnic origin.

(cf. 0410 Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities

The Board shall maintain general control over all aspects of the interscholastic athletic policies, programs and activities in the District, including eligibility, season of sport, number of sports, personnel, and sports facilities. The Superintendent shall be responsible to the Board for District compliance with federal and state laws.

The Board recognizes its responsibility to ensure that the health and welfare of students is given the highest consideration in planning a program of interscholastic competition. Special care shall be taken to ensure that all interscholastic training and competition is organized and supervised in a manner which will not overtax the physical capabilities of the participants. The District interscholastic program shall require for medical examinations, ongoing medical supervision, and the use of protective equipment as appropriate.

Legal Reference:


14.18.040 Discrimination in recreational and athletic activities prohibited

14.30.365 Interscholastic activities; eligibility

4 AAC 06.115 Interscholastic activities

4 AAC 06.520 Recreational and athletic activities

4 AAC 06.600 Definitions


Revised: 12/02/2013