Shawnee Mission South offers a wide range of academic opportunities to support students’ individual education and career goals.  In addition to a strong core curriculum, courses are offered in art, business, family and consumer science, industrial technology, and international languages. 

Advanced Placement coursework holds a long tradition of excellence at Shawnee Mission South, which has become a strong part of our Raider culture!  South students may choose to enroll in the Shawnee Mission School District Signature Programs, which provide the opportunity to explore unique areas of study in preparation for specialized academic and future career opportunities that will enable students to be successful in 21st century careers.

Through partnerships with local colleges, Shawnee Mission South students also have to opportunity to earn college credit through concurrent credit programs like College NOW and Quick Step, articulated credit through Career Pathways and Degree-in-Three programs.