National Latin Exam


  • This exam is a part of the Latin program at Riverbend HS: all Latin students are expected to participate
  • This exam will be given on Monday, March 6 during the latter portion of A-2 and Bear Block in several classrooms
  • Cost: $5.00 (paid by the school and the Latin Club)
  • Format:
    • online
    • 40 multiple choice questions (40 minutes)
  • Levels: Introduction to Latin, Latin I, Latin II, Latin III, Latin III-IV Poetry, Latin III-IV Prose, Latin V-VI+
  • Awards per Level: Gold Medal and certitficate for Summa Cum Laude, Silver Medal and certificate for Maxima Cum Laude, certificates for Magna Cum Laude and Cum Laude. Seniors earning a gold medal on Latin III or above will be sent an invitation to apply for renewable $1000 scholarship
  • Take a look at the syllabus for the NLE
  • Practice for the NLE by using The National Latin Exam Online Practice App
  • 30 point assignment for those who make an honest effort at taking the test; significantly more points available for those who place in the contest