Academic Decathlon

Academic Decathlon is a ten-event scholastic competition for teams of high school students. Each high school enters a team of nine students: 3 "A" or Honor students (3.750 - 4.00 GPA), 3 "B" or Scholastic students (3.00 - 3.749 GPA), and 3 "C or below" Varsity students (0.00 - 2.999 GPA).

Thoses 10 events include -- Art History, Interview, Science, Language & Literature, Music, Social Science, Essay, Speech, and Economics.

The theme for the 2017–2018 Academic Decathlon® is Africa.

The SPHS Academic Decathlon team is coached by Mary Behrends and she can be reached at

United States Academic Decathlon Program