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Our Approach

Designed by athletes and educators, our approach specifically benefits driven students who are training, traveling, competing, and pushing to the next level.

Our online curriculum allows for a flexible school schedule and academic calendar. This flexible schedule allows our student athletes the time they need to train and travel at the highest level. Our USPA support system keeps students involved, motivated, and on track.

The USPA Difference
USPA is the only online school offering elite athletes a high quality education while also enabling them to achieve their dreams in sport.

Real Time. Real Relationships.

Connection is crucial to our success at USPA. Our teachers, learning coaches come together to support and pursue the student’s academic passions and challenges. Most of our team members have been elite athletes themselves and they understand the demands of our students.

Learning Coach

Think of our learning coaches as a personal trainer for your academics. A learning coach is assigned to every student upon enrollment and sticks with them throughout their entire USPA journey. Many of our students think of their learning coach as a mentor. This relationship is crucial for the support of the student and parent at USPA.

Student Centered Community

Outside of the traditional academic course work, students at USPA are connecting on multiple levels. USPA offers clubs such as Book Club, Travel Club, Cooking Club, Music Club and more.

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It’s the people at USPA who enable our families to excel beyond their expectations. From our teachers to our learning coaches, to our student support and college counseling; everyone cares dramatically about the needs of our student body.

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Truth in Tuition

Over the last decade we’ve honed our model:

We hire the best teachers and learning coaches, equip them with empowering resources to ensure an excellent educational experience.
That’s it.
Simplicity. Transparency. Trust.

Tuition Includes:

All coursework and content by USPA subject expert teachers
A customized learning platform built in collaboration with the team who created the platform for Harvard Business School
A Learning Coach who meets weekly with each student. The Learning Coach mentors and supports the student and parents. The Learning Coach assists with course selection and maintains pacing during the students’ entire time at USPA.
Holistic, student athlete-centric College Counseling services for grades 9-12


College Recruiting Services and NCSA Team Edition package
Dual Enrollment options beginning in 9th grade; USPA students can earn college credit with our dual enrollment program.
Advanced Placement & Honors Course options
Multiple extracurricular activities for students to connect, such as e-sports club, book club, etc…

Achieve your Athletic Dreams without sacrificing a quality education.

Read what our Team and Experts in the Industry have to say

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By Megan Burch | Academics

USPA Launches Postgraduate Program 

Enhancing  College-Bound Success  US Performance Academy (USPA), is pleased to announce The PG@USPA postgraduate program.  Offering a flexible online education for recent high school graduates, PG@USPA is designed to enhance…

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By Megan Burch | Blogs

USPA announces partnership with NAHL

NAHL, NA3HL, NAPHL to offer Student Athletes Top-Tier, Flexible Education ELKINS, NH – The North American Hockey League (NAHL) is pleased to announce that the US Performance Academy (USPA) has…

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By Edith Morgan | Academics

At USPA, Flexibility is Strength, Diversity is the Norm

Pete Smith first conceived of US Performance Academy in response to this question from a frustrated parent: Why does the traditional academic model make you choose between achieving your athletic…