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With 18 contest categories covering a wide range of disciplines in 62 academic contests, PSIA provides an exciting opportunity for private school students in grades 1 through 8 to engage in academic competition with their peers throughout the state of Texas. PSIA remains the most comprehensive academic extracurricular program in the nation for students in Grades 1-8. Each year Veritas Academy has had tremendous success at the District competition, and we see many students advance to the State level in their selected events!

See the registration form for grade-level contests and fees.


Objective Events

Graded Tests

Art Memory, Calculator Applications, Dictionary Skills, Listening Skills, Maps, Graphs & Charts, Mathematics, Music Memory, Number Sense, Science, Spelling, and Vocabulary.

Subjective Events

Judged Compositions & Productions

Storytelling, Modern Oratory, Oral Interpretation, Impromptu Speaking, Creative Writing, Ready Writing, and On-Site Drawing.

competition Dates

District:  Feb 24, 2024 at Brentwood Christian School in Austin
State:  Apr 13, 2024 at University of Houston

Contact Us

Taryn Hogan
PSIA Coordinator
(512) 891-1673