Congratulations to Chaffey High School's Academic Decathlon Team!
San Bernardino County Champions! Go Tigers!
Chaffey Academic Decathlon
The Chaffey Academic Decathlon program is one of the premier programs at both the County and State levels. Chaffey won the San Bernardino County Championship in 2009, 2010, and 2012. The 2009 Team ranked third in the nation after the second round of competition and ultimately finished 9thin the State of California, having posted the highest team score in the 29-year history of the County Academic Decathlon. A year later, the Chaffey team finished 8th in California after having won its second consecutive County Championship. The Chaffey team will compete once again at the State Competition in Sacramento on March 15-18, 2012. The team is currently ranked 13thamong 65 teams competing at the State level.
Below is a summary of Chaffey’s County and State finishes over the past 15 years. Chaffey holds the distinction of being the only school in San Bernardino County to finish in the Top Three ten consecutive years and the only team in San Bernardino County history to finish twice in California Top 10.
2012: San Bernardino County Champions
2011: 2ndPlace in County; 20thPlace in State
2010: San Bernardino County Champions; 8thPlace in State
2009: San Bernardino County Champions; 9thPlace in State
2008: 2ndPlace in County
2007: 2ndPlace in County
2006: 2ndPlace in County
2005: 2ndPlace in County
2004: 3rdPlace in County
2003: 3rdPlace in County
2002: 4thPlace in County
2001: 5thPlace in County
2000: 3rdPlace in County
1999: 5thPlace in County
1998: 16thPlace in County
For the past 15 years the Chaffey Academic Decathlon Program has been led by head coach Steven Mercado and assistant coaches Tom James and Patty Gulino.