Resources & Helpful Links

Resources & Helpful Links

Jim Thorpe Athletics


Athlete Registration (PlanetHS)

  • Registration for both students and parents is now available at

    The Athletic Department at Jim Thorpe Area School District hosts their Pre-Participation Athletic Forms online with PlanetHS. This digital platform will allow you, and your student(s), to complete and access athletic forms via computer, tablet, or mobile phone. It is HIPAA, COPPA and FERPA compliant. A link to the privacy policy is located at the bottom of the Sign in page at

    PLEASE NOTE: Students should sign up first then the parent. Athletes will have their own account and parents will have their own separate account. Student accounts will be linked with parent accounts. Parents will receive a link from their son/daughter after they sign up. Parents with multiple athletes only need one account.

League and District Affiliations

Information for College-Bound Student-Athletes and their Parents

NCAA- The National Collegiate Athletic Association
6201 College Blvd
Overland Park, Kansas 66211-2422
NCAA Hotline:1800-638-3731

Eligibility Center:

NAIA-The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics 
6120 South Yale Suite 1450
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136

NJCAA- National Junior College Athletic Association
PO Box 7305
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80933
phone: 719-590-9788

National Letter of Intent Website

The National Directory Of College Athletics
c/o Collegiate Directories, Inc.
PO Box 450640
Cleveland, Ohio 44145
Phone 1800-426-2232

College Recruiting

College Recruiting Services

Educational programs, professional development seminars, recruiting highlight tapes, etc.

Recruiting information and resources  

College Athletic Recruiting Presentation: Terminology, perspectives, and resources
-Located in Documents

Financial Aid

Preparing for college, both academically and financially

General information and CSS/Profile financial aid on-line application and registration

General information on federal student aid from US Department of Education

Free application or Federal Student Aid. Apply and submit online

Information for parents and students from Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

Free scholarship search from extensive database of scholarship information

Free, comprehensive, independent, and objective information to student financial aid

The National Association of Financial Aid Administrators website includes a wealth of information to help with planning to invest in a college education

Scholarship leads, loan information

Pennsylvania Tuition Account Program (TAP) information on saving for college

General information on college savings plans (IRS Section 529 plans)