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Sports Science Academy

Sports Science Academy Magnet Program

Images of SSA students participating in events at Kenwood High School



The Sports Science Academy is a comprehensive magnet program geared toward students that have a passion for sports and are interested in pursuing a sports related career. On their journey in this program, students participate in thought-provoking class discussions, examine current events in the world of sports, participate in related field trips, hear from guest speakers in the world of sports, and work on service projects; all in an effort to prepare our students for post high school in the 21st century.

Courses Required by the Sports Science Program

9th Grade

  • Fitness Foundations/Fitness Mastery (1 credit)
  • Honors Biology (1 credit)    

10th Grade

  • Team Sports with a Career Exploration Focus (.5 credit)
  • SSA Health (.5 credit)
  • Sports Medicine (.5 credit)
  • Intro to Paramedical Biology (.5 credit)    

11th Grade

  • Sports Psychology (1 credit)
  • Sports Management (1 credit)

12th Grade

  • Leadership & Rec II (1 credit)

Updated 5/4/2017