Clear Lake High School
Clear Lake High School is located in Clear Creek, Texas, near the Houston area. Their Academic Decathlon team experienced a resurgence (after not having been active for five year) in the 2011-2012 school year under the guidance of coach Alexander Moore. The team placed 21st at Large school State competition with a score of 38,909.1.
During the 2012-2013 school year, Clear Lake took everyone by surprise by taking 4th place at a local practice competition, narrowly beating out Katy Taylor by just five points. They went on to place 3rd in their region with a score of 39,627.3, making them 11th in Large schools and 16th statewide. At State competition, the team improved their score by nearly 5,000 points to 44,316.4, up to seventh in the entire state--fifth in Large. Of all teams, they experienced the highest increase with a gap closure of 23.13%.
In 2013-2014 year , Clear Lake high school managed to cement its image as a black horse by working it's way up to fourth place this year , beating out former rival Nimitz. An impressive score of 46,324.9 put them in this position , and 11 medals were won by team members overall . Varsity student Rachael Ballard earned 3rd place in her category this year , with the rest of the team ranking in the top 5-15 places.
In 2014-2015 school year, Clear Lake excelled once again and managed to place the highest scoring Honors team in the state during Regionals, and the entire team came out with a total score of 45,612, placing 5th at Regionals. At State, the Honors student Anne Zhou placed 1st place in the state overall, with an impressive score of 9,151. The team placed 9th in the state of all the large schools.
|Year||Regionals Score||Regionals Rank||State Score||State Rank|
|2017||45,452.6||10th overall, 7th in Large||45,759.2||14th overall, 8th in Large|
|2016||44,969.5||17th overall, 14th in Large||45,077.9||22nd overall, 14th in Large|
|2015||45,611.9||7th overall, 5th in Large||45,197.1||10th overall, 9th in Large|
|2014||46,234.0||5th overall, 4th in Large||46,324.9||6th overall, 4th in Large|
|2013||39,627.3||16th overall, 11th in Large||44,316.4||7th overall, 5th in Large|
|2012||38,518||35th overall, 23rd in Large||38,909.1||35th overall, 21st in Large|
|2006||38,488||31st overall, 23rd in Large||36,401.1||29th overall, 28th in Large|
|1996||35,342||? overall, 40th in Large|
|1995||42,964||19th overall, 18th in Large|
|1994||42,329||12th overall, 11th in Large|
|1993||40,729||21st overall, 19th in Large|
(3rd Varsity unneeded)