A+ Academics Contact Info

A+ Academics Director:
David Trussell

Email:
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Department Phone:
512-471-5883

Department Fax:
512-232-7311

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Campus Registration for 2016-2017

Each campus that intends to participate in A+ Academics must register with the state office each year. Registered schools will receive a complimentary digital copy of the 2016-2017 A+ Handbook.

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Every great journey begins with a first step, and the visionaries who built the League recognized that the first steps toward educational excellence must begin early. Academic competition for younger students was a part of the UIL program almost from the beginning, with the first junior division Declamation contest for students aged 10-14 in 1913. The first competition for students under age 10 was Spelling, which began a sub-junior division in 1921.

The program of academic competition for elementary, middle school and junior high officially became "A+ Academics" in 2008. A+ Academics includes 20 different events for grades 2-8. These events span the curriculum - they are designed to complement and expand upon what students learn in the classroom, both through learning specific subject knowledge, and through learning skills that are valuable in many disciplines. Approximately 3,000 Texas schools participate in A+ Academics, competing in more than 300 district meets each year.

Updates and Frequently Requested Information

  • 2016-2017 order forms coming soon
  • Modern Oratory topics, Music Memory list and Social Studies study outlines coming soon

 

A+ Academics News & Updates

UNIVERSITY INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE
1701 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78722
Tel: (512) 471-5883 | Fax: (512) 471-5908