The Most Comprehensive Extracurriculum Academic Program in the Nation At A Glance
The PSIA Mission:
To inspire private, parochial, charter, and homeschool student achievement through academic competition.
What is PSIA?
With 18 contest categories covering a wide range of disciplines, PSIA is 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 offers students motivation for learning
In our program, students will...
  • find new excitement in learning
  • know the satisfaction of their best performance
  • achieve mastery
  • receive recognition for academic excellence
  • test their skills and knowledge
For more information, download the Informational Brochure.
1000 dollar scholarship winner from 2021
2021 Top Scholarship Winner Keri Collins receives her Certificate of Excellence and $1,000 honorarium check
PSIA supports school staff, coaches, and contestants
Schools receive...
  • training for directors, coordinators, coaches, and contestants
  • rules interpretations
  • direction at State Meet tournaments
  • assistance via phone, email, and text
  • guidance from the Board of Directors and the State Advisory Council of peer educators and parents
  • Official PSIA Handbook
  • discounts to publishers' resources for contests
  • periodic newsletter
  • study materials
  • Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit through workshops