Welcome to the Sports Performance Academy

  • Our Sports Performance Academy students have access to the full junior high experience, both academically and socially, attending class with their peers in the morning, taught by certified, highly qualified GPS teachers.  Students then attend a training or performing arts facility of their choice in the afternoon with transportation available to some local facilities.

    Benefits include:

    • Personalized support
    • Access to a wide range of academic opportunities
    • Attend class with their 7th and 8th-grade peers
    • Flexible schedule allowing for training in the PM
    • Socialization with other students
    • Access to clubs and extracurricular activities
    • Mentor program
    • Transportation can be requested to a select number of facilities within our school district boundaries.  View the list of facilities


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How to Enroll in the Sports Performance Academy

  • Please complete Gilbert Public Schools online enrollment for South Valley Junior High (Grades 7-8).  

    When you reach the Student Enrollment Section of the application, please select Performance Academy in the 'Enrollment Grade' drop-down and South Valley Junior High in the 'School Requested' drop-down.

    If you are an existing GPS student, then you can proceed to online enrollment by clicking "Existing GPS Family Registration" on our Enrollment Page and logging into your Infinite Campus account to complete the online open enrollment process.

    For full details on how to enroll your student, please visit www.gilbertschools.net/enroll

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  • How do we enroll?

  • What qualifies my child to be a part of the Sports Performance Academy?

  • What is the academic schedule?

  • Will transportation be provided?

  • Can I schedule a tour?

  • What is the GPS school calendar for 2023/24?

  • Can a student be picked up to attend training in afternoon?

  • Can Sports Performance Academy students take part in Junior High athletics?

  • What if I live outside of GPS boundaries?

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