Nation's First International College Preparatory Charter High School for Sports Enthusiasts

Quick Facts

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Academic Play Book

The vision of GAPA is to serve as an innovative and high-achieving academic sports charter school which emphasizes on the vast careers in sports. To develop and create sports enthusiasts to become scholars, college graduates, and productive game changers in a global sports centric-society.

Academic Game Plan

The mission of GAPA is to provide a rigorous T.E.A.M.S college-preparatory education in a culture of active learning using the world of sports to engage, inspire, and prepare sports enthusiasts for college, careers, and life. 

Academic Values

  1. Grit – enjoying challenges and developing the discipline to do whatever it takes to continuously grow and become better than you previously imagined 
  2. Attention – being aware of self, teammates, and the community while concentrating on the details of character, integrity, and being      trustworthy; to do whatever is right because it’s right
  3. Passion – giving your very best because you believe in and are committed to a worthy goal so that your Love meets your Talents and carries you through the finish line
  4. Adaptable – being a lifelong learner who possesses a growth mindset 

Academic Focus and Plan

GAPA will leverage sports enthusiasts’ interest in the world of sports to coach them to learn “Why” school is important for them to reach success in their future goals. By during this, it will increase engagement and promote education with healthy lifestyle while teaching methodologies which are designed to ensure sports enthusiasts graduate college-ready and are independent thinkers who make a positive difference in the lives of others. We will achieve this goal using high-yield instructional strategies and consistent school wide practices on an international academic sports-themed campus. 


Additionally, GAPA’s classroom teammates (students) will be explicitly taught social, emotional, and college “navigation” skills. Finally, content mastery, intervention, and acceleration will be provided during the regular school day based on each sports enthusiasts’ chosen pre-professional sports career. Head Academic Coach (principal) and Classroom Coaches (teachers) will ensure that GAPA offers all sports enthusiasts’: a viable curriculum, proven high-yield teaching and learning strategies that supports social, emotional, and “college knowledge” using the world of sports to engage and inspire.

Academic Facts

  • T.E.A.M.S where “Athletics” in the middle creates a game plan with Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Science to coach Sports Enthusiasts in the vast Careers in Sports
  • Specializes in Sports Careers Development Related Arts such as; Sports Medicine, Sports Marketing, Sports Nutrition, Sports Communications, and Sports Management
  • Co-ed 9-12 and independent Postgraduate program for Non-Athletic and Athletic Sports Enthusiasts with enrollment of up to 1,000+
  • College Preparatory programs, ESL, Independent, many Advanced Placement and Honors Classes Offered
  • Our classes offer creative and challenging coursework. Low classroom teammates-to-Classroom Coaches ratios, and assignments schedules built on a philosophy of Real-Life substance over standardized work 
  • Several web-based courses for scholar student-athletes whose athletic competition schedule requires them to be away from the classroom
  • Our Sports Enthusiasts will represent several international and national homelands

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International Academic Sports Academy

What does it mean to be an “International Academic Sports Academy”?

It means we offer sports enthusiasts an international comprehensive college-preparatory academic curriculum and intensive pre-professional sports career training which prepares them for wherever their path may lead them after graduation.  Our experience classroom coaches, both in academics and sports careers, are here because they want to work with young sports enthusiasts to understand and practice different approaches to allow them to flourish. It means talented high school sports enthusiasts don’t need to relegate the practice of their talents to their after-school passions, and that their high school education doesn’t need to take a backseat to their artistic pursuits. At GAPA, it means living, working, and studying with a diverse and talented community of creative and passionate people from across the country and the globe.


All the sports enthusiasts at GAPA will major in one of five  Sports Careers Development Related Arts such as —Sports Medicine; Sports Management; Sports Communications; Sports Nutrition; or Sports Marketing. From weekday mornings until early afternoon, sports enthusiasts can be found engaging in spirited debates in history class, practicing algebraic concepts, testing the properties of gases in chemistry lab, or conversing in some foreign language in the "Real Life" situational classrooms. In the afternoons and early evenings, sports enthusiasts will direct their attention to the practice of their chosen sport or their related sport career path. Whether they are in one of our state of the art sports facilities, career development classes, an NCAA workshops, or at special sporting event Sports Enthusiasts' talents are meeting their passions. 


In addition to classes and sporting evenings, there are dedicated times during the week devoted to community-building, including club and advisory meetings, after school programs, and all-school assemblies which often feature special programming. GAPA T.E.A.M.S International Academic Sports Academy also offers ample opportunities to perform, exhibit, and experience sports careers throughout the school year, both on and Off The Court.

Your Legacy Begins Here...

At GAPA is where your Talents and Passion meet.