GAINESVILLE, FLA. (1/16/19) – The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) announced Wednesday the final classifications for the 2019 and 2020 football seasons. As requested by membership, the classifications were determined solely based on each member school’s enrollment size.
Football Classifications: 1A (RURAL) | 2A | 3A | 4A | 5A | 6A | 7A | 8A
Football Classification Breakdown
Of the 521 schools who committed to field a football team, less than two percent of schools were reassigned from the original December 14 announcement. Below are the changes:
|School||Original Assignment||Final Assignment||Notes|
|Gibbs||6A D8||5A D12||Misreported non-traditional student count, enrollment should be 1,186|
|Hollywood Hills||NA||6A D15||Mistakenly left off original assignment, enrollment is 1,905|
|American Heritage (Delray)||4A R4||4A R3||Had incorrect address used on original assignment|
|Village Academy||NA||Independent||Notified FHSAA in January they were fielding a football team|
|Miami Coral Park||8A D15||Independent||Requested independence after original commitment|
|Umatilla||Independent||4A R2||Mistakenly committed to independent status|
|Atlantic (Port Orange)||5A D6||5A D9||Incorrect placement by FHSAA; corrected|
|Braddock||8A D15||Independent||Requested independence after original commitment|
|Hollywood Christian||NA||Independent||Notified FHSAA in January they were fielding a football team|
|Dunedin||5A D12||Independent||Requested independence after original commitment|
ASSIGNED DISTRICT HOSTS
Assigned district meeting hosts are listed in the link below. District host information will be sent to each district host school representative. All district meetings will take place between Jan. 28-Feb. 7. Note that Class 1A–4A are in regions only and no meeting is required.
ABOUT THE FHSAA
The Florida High School Athletic Association supervises and regulates interscholastic athletic programs for high school students at member public, private and charter schools. The organization also recognizes and honors academic achievement among student-athletes at almost 800 middle, junior and senior high schools statewide. Headquartered in Gainesville, it is the official governing body for interscholastic athletics in Florida.