Athletics at Andover High School is an integral part of the total high school program. Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities that will enhance their educational experience. The athletic program is committed to the physical, emotional, social, and mental development of all who participate.
To be eligible to participate in the interscholastic athletics program at Andover High School, students must meet academic and physical standards described in this guide.
Participation in sports is a privilege. Student-athletes are expected to exhibit the highest level of conduct on and off the field. They must show respect for everyone they come in contact with at Andover High School: teammates, game officials, opponents, and spectators.
- What is the timeline for physicals?
Student/athletes must have a current physical within 13 months of the start of the sport season. No student/athlete is allowed to participate without a current physical exam on file in the nurse's office.
- When is the user fee due?
The athletic user fee is due at the time of registration. Payment is made by credit card through PayPal as part of the on-line registration process. It is important that the email address entered for on-line registration be the same email address used when payment is made through PayPal. The athletic user fee is a maximum of $450 per student, per academic year,with a maximum of $900 per family. If applying for a waiver of the athletic fee, information on how to do so is included in the on line registration process along with a link to download the form. The waiver form is also available at the Athletic Office. The completed waiver form along with the required supporting documentation must be submitted to the Andover Public Schools Business Office or dropped off at the Athletic Office.