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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)

2017–2018 GPA Calculation Instructions (PDF)

2016–2017 GPA Calculation Training (PDF)

2017–2018 GPA Calculation Worksheet (Excel)

2017–2018 GPA Calculation Worksheet Sample (Excel)