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Academic Decathlon

The United States Academic Decathlon is a ten-event scholastic competition for teams of high school students.

Each high school enters a team of twelve students: 3 Honor students (3.80 - 4.00 GPA), 3 Scholastic students (3.20 - 3.799 GPA), 3 Varsity students (0.00 - 3.199 GPA), and 3 alternate students. GPA for Academic Decathlon is calculated based competition parameters and does not follow the Sheldon ISD GPA calculation.

Each year the competition is based on a predefined theme. The theme for 2023-24 is Technology and HumanityRegional competition will held on January 16, 17, 26 and 27. Must be able to compete on all competition days.

If you are interested in becoming a part of this amazing team, please email Mr. Sepulveda at for application and additional information. Study material is already available so the sooner you connect with us the better!

For more information, please visit the Texas Academic Decathlon website, or visit the National Academic Decathlon website,

R. Sepulveda

Rafael Sepulveda
Head Coach
(346) 378-7167
Room 2627