FHSAA Announces FINAL Football Classifications For 2019 and 2020 Seasons

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.

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Football Classifications: 1A (RURAL) | 2A | 3A | 4A | 5A | 6A | 7A | 8A

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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.

Assigned District Hosts

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.