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IHSAA to Consider More Than Enrollment Size

The Iowa High School Athletic Association has appointed a classification committee to meet this fall to review the current high school sport classification structure and to consider potential changes.

Yesterday at their first meeting before the start of the school year, the IHSAA discussed a form resolution submitted by 26 schools calling for the association and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union to seriously evaluate enrollment based not just on school size, but to consider factors such as socioeconomics (like free and reduced lunch) and recent success and then make a recommendation this school year.

In June, the Des Moines Public Schools sent the resolution to the IHSAA and IGHSAU to convene a committee.

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