1987-88 Sports Participation Survey
The results of the 1987-88 FHSAA Member Senior High School Sports Participation Survey as tabulated by the Florida High School Activities Association. Participation numbers reflect the students in the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades combined participating in each sport (443 of 449 schools reporting).

Total Student Enrollment
Grade
Boys
Girls
9th Grade
45,650
42,282
10th Grade
66,177
63,832
11th Grade
56,446
57,328
12th Grade
48,504
51,649
TOTALS
216,777
215,091
GRAND TOTAL
431,868


Participation by Sport
Sport
Boys
Girls
Teams
Participants
Teams
Participants
Baseball
421
10,508
Basketball
436
11,101
395
6,320
Cross Country
294
3,599
261
2,427
Decathlon
40
287

Football (11-player)
364
27,920

Golf
297
2,555
143
745
Gymnastics
4
14
13
130
Heptathlon
35
162
Soccer
305
8,355
155
3,366
Softball (Fast-Pitch)


49
862
Softball (Slow-Pitch)


356
6,578
Swimming & Diving
227
3,530
222
3,399
Tennis
314
3,170
294
2,696
Track & Field (Outdoor)
356
9,939
339
6,527
Volleyball
376
6,920
Water Polo
21
365
10
139
Weightlifting
124
3,193
10
139
Wrestling
226
6,705

TOTALS

94,258
43,068
GRAND TOTAL
137,326