Item Coversheet

Action Item - 36.

Title: Authorization for Payment of 2020-2021 Philadelphia Public League, PIAA District XII, and PIAA Membership Dues ($139,600)

Board of Education Meeting Date:

Action under consideration


The Administration recommends that the Board of Education authorize The School District of Philadelphia, through the Superintendent or his designee, to make payments of annual membership dues to the Philadelphia Public League (PPL), Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), and PIAA District XII.


Purpose: Payment of annual membership dues


Start date: 7/1/2020


End date: 6/30/2021


Compensation not to exceed: $139,600


Location: All high schools


Renewal Options: 2



The payment of annual membership dues is a requirement of all membership schools for the participation in all local, regional, and state championship level athletic competitions. There are several thousand student-athletes across the fifty member PIAA schools who participate each year in our scholastic athletics through the state association. The School District of Philadelphia's student-athletes participate in twenty-eight different varsity sports, vying for state championships that in 2019 resulted in one team and three individual state championship victories for boys tennis and co-ed track and field.


Anchor Goal(s) Supported:  Anchor Goal 1 - 100% of students will graduate ready for college or career.


Related Resolutions(s):

June 27, 2019; Item No. 67


Funding Source(s): 

FY21: HS Operating

 Office Originating Request: Academic Support