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Academic Decathlon

Mission and Vision


As a non-profit organization, the US Academic Decathlon aims to inspire students of all achievement levels to work together to learn more than they ever thought possible.


The mission is to promote learning and academic excellence among students of varying achievement levels by developing and providing multidisciplinary academic competitions using Academic Decathlon® curricula.

The vision is to provide all students the opportunity to excel academically through team competition.

The core values include:

  • The academic growth of students
  • Challenging multidisciplinary learning
  • Teamwork as a means to achieve self-knowledge and life skills
  • Providing equal opportunities for students of different achievement levels
  • The importance of inclusivity and diversity to learning and the human experience
  • High standards of honesty and integrity
  • Transparency in our relations and interactions with all of our stakeholders
  • Excellence in our programs, services and activities
  • Respect for diverse points of view.

 For more information, go to: http://www.usad.org/Home.aspx