Academic UIL

The University Interscholastic League offers the most comprehensive literary and academic competitive program in the nation. It offers more than any other UIL division in terms of activities, with 22 high school and 18 elementary and junior high contests. More than a half million students participate in UIL academic contests.

These activities, which exist to complement the academic curriculum, are designed to motivate students as they acquire higher levels of knowledge, to challenge students to confront issues of importance, and to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of specific skills.


Deana Burford
Administrative Assistant of Advanced Academics

Christi Strange
Alvin High School Academic UIL Coordinator

Lisa Staup
Iowa Colony High School Academic UIL Coordinator

Cheri Van Sant
Manvel High School Academic UIL Coordinator

Robert Lechleiter
Shadow Creek High School Academic UIL Coordinator 

Elaine Guikema
Elementary & Junior High Academic UIL Coordinator