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Welcome to South Valley Performance Academy

  • Our South Valley Performance Academy students have access to the full Junior High experience, both academically and socially, attending class with their peers in the morning, accessing honors courses and electives, taught by certified, highly qualified GPS teachers.  Students then attend the Legacy Sports USA Sports Enrichment Program at Bell Bank Park or a training or performing arts facility of their choice in the afternoon.

    Benefits include:

    • Personalized support
    • Access to a wide range of academic opportunities, including honors classes
    • 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
    • Elective offerings
    • Mentor program
    • Transportation provided for students registered with partner Legacy Sports USA, Sports Enrichment Program


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A Day in the Life - South Valley Performance Academy Students at Legacy Sports USA

Performance Academy Application Steps

Performance Academy Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do we enroll in the Performance Academy?

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

  • What is the schedule for Performance Academy at Mesquite Elementary and South Valley Junior High?

  • Will transportation be provided?

  • Can I schedule a tour at Mesquite Elementary or South Valley Junior High?

  • What is the GPS school calendar for 2022/23?

  • Can a Performance Academy student attend their morning classes and then be picked up by their parent to attend an athletics or performing arts program of their choice?

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

  • What if I live outside of GPS boundaries, can we apply to be a part of the Performance Academy at Mesquite or South Valley?

  • What sports are offered as part of the Legacy Sports USA program at Bell Bank Park?

  • What does the afternoon schedule at Legacy Sports USA / Bell Bank Park include?

  • What transportation is offered for Performance Academy students enrolled in Legacy Sports USA sports enrichment programs?

  • Are there costs to attend the Performance Academy?

  • Is Tax Credit available?

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