Academic Decathalon

  • Grade Level: 12
    Meets UC/CSU requirements only if combined with specific courses as cleard by advisors. No Social Studies credit given after 2003-2004 school year for this course.
    Year Course (5 credits per semester)
    Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation and entrance examination.

    Students in this course compete in the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon competition that is comprised of ten events. There are seven multiple-choice exams - one in each of the following subject areas:

    • Art,
    • Economics,
    • Langauge and Literature,
    • Mathematics,
    • Music,
    • Science, and
    • the Super Quiz (Social Science.)

    Students will also take an Essay exam and will be judged in a Speech event as well as an Interview event.