Academic Decathlon National Championship

The Academic Decathlon is a competition in which high school teams compete to answer questions in seven different academic categories. Local school districts around the country hold competitions. The winners advanced to state-wide competitions. And starting today, it’s the big Academic Decathlon enchilada: the national competition. We check in with some California competitors and their coach.


Matthew Arnold - Granada Hills Charter High School, Savanah Rios - Granada Hills Charter High School, Kailin Li - Granada Hills Charter High School

Madeleine Brand

Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott