NCHSAA Eligibility


The video below highlights the 2022-2023 NCHSAA Eligibility Requirements

Below is video that overviews rules and guidelines put in place by the NCHSAA

Students may not participate is he/she becomes 19 years of age on or before August 31 of the current school year.

Preseason Meeting

As required by the NCHSAA all student athletes must have a parent or guardian present at a preseason meeting for each sports season.


Manteo High School and Dare County schools sets the policy for attendance requirements.


For the 2021-2022 school year MHS student athletes must pass a minimum of 6 out of 8 units in the previous semester in order to be eligible to participate in athletics.  Semester classes count as 2 and A-B/year long courses count as 1.  Students who take only three classes/periods must still pass 5 out of 6 units.  A student must also be enrolled in a minimum load of classes in order to eligible during that semester.  A minimum load is defined as 2 class periods.

Manteo High School Policy*

Any student who misses more than five days for any reason in any semester class, or ten days in any year-long class has exceeded the Dare County attendance regulation requirements.  These students are subject to suspension of privileged activities (e.g., extra curricular activities, parking, attendance at prom, graduation ceremony, etc.) until such time as work is completed to the teacher’s and principal’s satisfaction.

Students must attend at least two-thirds of a class to be counted as present in that class.

An athlete becomes eligible or ineligible on the first day of the new semester.