St. Philip the Apostle Academic Decathlon Team Participates in Southern California Academy Decathlon Competition

St. Philip the Apostle School congratulates its Academic Decathlon Team! They competed against 20 other school teams from the region. The students have worked really hard since last summer preparing for this competition. The White Team placed 3rd overall and also received 2nd in Logic. The Red Team placed 3rd in Super Quiz and had 2 members place in individual subjects; one placed 2nd in Mathematics and the other placed 3rd in English.

Academic Decathlon is a nationwide program that gives students an opportunity to compete in 10 different academic areas: Mathematics, Science, Language and Literature, Economics, Social Science, Music, Art, Essay, Speech, and Interview. The culmination of the competition is the public Super Quiz event. Teams are made up of students from the following GPA categories, based on the United States Academic Decathlon GPA guidelines: Varsity: 0.00-3.19; Scholastic: 3.20-3.79; Honor: 3.80-4.00. For more information, visit

The Southern California Region Academic Decathlon, Inc., is a recognized participant under the California Academic Decathlon and the United States Academic Decathlon Program. Southern California Region is the premier location for both Private High Schools and Independent/Dependent Charter High Schools from Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties. Academic Decathlon is a ten-event scholastic competition for teams of high school students. For more information, visit


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