Montgomery, AL – Four Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) institutions are set to join the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) in the 2024-2025 school year. The Central Board of Control unanimously approved membership requests from Autauga Academy, Glenwood School, Lee-Scott Academy, and Pickens Academy at their annual meeting in Montgomery.
The AHSAA reclassifies its members every two years, the fall sports reclassification for 2024-2025 will be revealed in December. These four schools will follow in the footsteps of Tuscaloosa Academy and Pike Liberal Arts, who recently made the switch from AISA to AHSAA.
Glenwood’s football team is undefeated this season, holding the No. 1 spot in the AISA poll. Lee-Scott is at No. 4 with a 4-1 record, and Autauga Academy is at No. 8 with a 5-2 record, showcasing their competitiveness among the top programs in the AISA. Pickens Academy currently sets at 1-7.
Autauga Academy, Glenwood and Lee-Scott currently compete in the AISA’s AAA division, Pickens Academy is in the association’s AA division.
The AISA currently has 34 football-playing members, with two divisions of 11-man teams and one division comprised of 8-man programs.
At the meeting, each school outlined their expectations and potential classifications in the AHSAA. Glenwood and Lee-Scott anticipate being classified as Class 3A, while Autauga Academy and Pickens Academy expect to fall into Class 1A.