Academic Decathlon® teams are made up of three Honor students, three Scholastic students, and three Varsity students in accordance with the following grade point average definitions:
Honor: 3.750 – 4.00 GPA
Scholastic: 3.00 – 3.749 GPA
Varsity: 0.00 – 2.999 GPA
Contestants may compete in a higher division than their own grade point average category but not in a lower division.
Additional information is available at the Eligibility Guidelines page.
Please refer to the following documents when calculating GPAs for the Academic Decathlon®.
2016–2017 Acceptable Courses for GPA Calculation (PDF)
2016–2017 GPA Calculation Instructions: 1-page Flyer (PDF)
2016–2017 GPA Calculation Training (PDF)
2016–2017 GPA Calculation Worksheet (Excel)
2016–2017 GPA Calculation Worksheet Sample (Excel)