1996-97 Sports Participation Survey
The results of the 1996-97 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 (491 of 500 schools reporting).

Total Student Enrollment
Grade
Boys
Girls
9th Grade


10th Grade


11th Grade


12th Grade


TOTALS
265,374
264,153
GRAND TOTAL
529,527


Participation by Sport
Sport
Boys
Girls
Teams
Participants
Teams
Participants
Badminton
6
65
6
75
Baseball
462
11,068


Basketball
496
11,436
473
8,141
Bowling
42
411
37
350
Crew
10
186
10
258
Cross Country
388
4,374
389
4,295
Football (11-player)
390
26,266

6
Golf
387
3,383
318
1,595
Lacrosse
10
348
8
259
Soccer
332
9,880
271
8,383
Softball (Fast-Pitch)


456
8,927
Swimming & Diving
295
3,690
301
5,977
Tennis
369
3,171
373
3,431
Track & Field (Outdoor)
418
10,976
414
9,808
Volleyball
65
1,095
476
8,887
Water Polo
23
349
24
393
Weightlifting
176
4,092
20
351
Wrestling
277
6,831

90
TOTALS

97,621

61,216
GRAND TOTAL
158,837