Academic Decathlon is the foremost academic challenge 
for high school students and
fantastic preparation for their futures.



Congratulations to the 24 IOWA teams that qualified for 2019

Iowa Academic Decathlon State Competition in Adel!!


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Large School

Small School

CR Jefferson

36,578

South Central Calhoun

31,549

Dowling

32,614

Union

28,098

CR Kennedy

29,655

GCDNH

27,568

CR Washington

28,669

Spirit Lake

27,123

Johnston

28,134

Algona

25,906

DSM North

25,363

AGWSR

23,742

Denison

25,080

Mount Vernon

24585

Mason City

24,320

Adel DeSoto Minburn

23,131

Urbandale

23,774

South Hardin

21,417

IC West

23,581

Perry

19,376

DSM Hoover

22,319

Clear Creek Amana

19,312

DSM Roosevelt

18.954

Tipton

16,463


We support American Veterans and the American Legion! Special thanks to the American Legion of Iowa for donating money to purchase awards for our students and to local legionnaires for honoring our students by presenting state awards.