St. Scholastica Academy offers young women the opportunity to grow and excel in athletics. As a member of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA), SSA students compete, lead, and exhibit fair play in the Catholic tradition.
Every SSA student has the opportunity to try out for participation in the athletic program. Levels of participation are: VARSITY, JUNIOR VARSITY, and possibly JUNIOR HIGH. Student level of participation in the athletic program is determined by the head coach using the following as a guide.
St. Scholastica Academy’s athletic program is varied, allowing students to participate in any number of sports throughout the school year. These sports involve a wide variety of skills and interests.
Sports are supported as an essential part of an active, balanced school life. Over 35% of SSA students are involved in athletics. Team sports require much time and commitment but are well worth the enjoyment and sense of accomplishment that comes from participation. Students may participate in only one sport per season.
Cross Country Swimming Volleyball SSA Cheerleading SPS Cheerleading SPS Golden Blues SSA Royalettes
Basketball Bowling Golf Indoor Track Soccer SSA Cheerleading SPS Cheerleading SSA Royalettes SPS Golden Blues
Bowling Golf Softball Tennis Outdoor Track SSA Cheerleading SPS Cheerleading SSA Royalettes SPS Golden Blues
Academic Requirements for Athletic Eligibility
Applied to all sports and cheerleading squads.
Overall 2.0 grade point average for the preceding marking period, excluding interim grades.
One "F” and a 2.0 grade point average results in automatic probation. The athlete is allowed to participate in practice and games but must raise the "F” by the next marking period, or she will be dismissed from the team.
Two "F’s” or more is an automatic dismissal from the team.
NOTE: To be eligible for high school teams (not 8th grade teams), you must reside or attend school in St. Scholastica’s attendance zone, which is the same district as Covington High School.
SSA is a member of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA).
LHSAA forms may be found in our Student/Parent Portal, Blackbaud, under Resources.
These forms must be completed and on file prior to participation in any sport at SSA.
St. Scholastica Academy is a Catholic, all-girls, college-preparatory high school located in Covington, Louisiana. Founded in 1903, SSA perpetuates the Benedictine tradition of balancing prayer, work, study, and community in developing adolescent girls into Christian women grounded in the Gospel values of the Catholic faith. St. Scholastica Academy is a Catholic girls high school of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. As such it admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities available to students at its schools. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.