Decatur Public Schools is proud to offer competitive and intramural athletic teams for students in our elementary, middle, and high schools. With a long and proud tradition of excellence, our student-athletes build leadership and teamwork qualities and represent their schools as winners both on and off the field.
DPS utilizes 8 to 18 to organize and manage our athletic programming, from sign-ups to schedules. Parents/guardians can create an account using the links below to sign up students for athletics at their school.
Elementary School Athletics: 2nd-6th Grades
- Sign Up/Tryout information through school coach/office announcements
Middle School Athletics: Click on your student's school name to register through 8 to 18
- American Dreamer STEM Academy
- Dennis Lab School
- Hope Academy
- Johns Hill Magnet School
- Montessori Academy for Peace
- Stephen Decatur Middle School
High School Athletics: Click on your student's school name to register through 8 to 18
Sports physicals are required by the IESA and IHSA for all middle school and high school athletes. Sports physicals are valid for 13 months and must be obtained with documentation provided to your student's school prior to their participation in athletics, including practices. Click here for the sports physical form to be completed by your student's physician and provided to your student's school.
Note: 6th and 9th grade school physicals count as sports physicals; however, sports physicals DO NOT count as required 6th and 9th grade school physicals.