Laurel Springs qualifies as an NCAA-approved education program
The NCAA considers Laurel Springs a nontraditional education program. Laurel Springs meets NCAA eligibility requirements for these programs, including:
All Laurel Springs core courses are four-year college preparatory courses certified by various accrediting organizations. More than 160 of our courses meet the course requirements of the NCAA.
Defined Time Period
Laurel Springs lists all courses per semester on the transcript, and NCAA knows we offer five and 10-month enrollment periods.
Laurel Springs offers regular and ongoing teacher-initiated interaction for teaching, evaluating, and providing assistance, which may include emails, online chats, phone calls, meaningful feedback on assignments, LSS Live, teacher office hours, iClasses, and the opportunity for the teacher to engage the student in learning.
“Laurel Springs freed me up in a way I didn’t realize could be done with school,” Spencer says. “I think—more than anything—it gave me the reins to take ownership over my education, taking pressure off school and shifting accountability to me.” -Spencer Bozsik, Laurel Springs School Alumni
For student-athletes considering collegiate athletics, it takes a team effort
Our team of school counselors works closely with our student-athletes, parents, and placement management team to help guide students with ambitions to play the sport they love in college. All full-time students at Laurel Springs School have access to the counseling team’s resources with goal-setting, time management, skills development, and college and career planning.
In addition, student-athletes are also offered valuable guidance on NCAA eligibility and staying on track for meeting academic requirements, as well as resources specific to their unique search for the opportunity to play their sport at the college level from our placement management team.