(BLOOMINGTON) – Saint Benedict Classical Catholic School students participated in the 2019 National Latin Examination in March.
Along with 1,999 other Indiana students and 59 school’s received results April 4.
St. Benedict students placed in the top 20 percent. This year nine students earned top performance recognition. St. Benedict performed 6 points above the international average. They will receive awards at a ceremony this week.
The National Latin Exam, sponsored by the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League, is a 40-question, multiple-choice test with a time limit of 45 minutes, offered to students on seven levels. The 41st annual National Latin Exam was administered to 131,787 students in the three-week testing window between late February and early March 2018. 143,952 students were registered for the exam; 91.5% actually sat for the exam.
On the 2018 exams, 50,308 or 38.2 percent earned awards. Students who received a score above the national average on each level were recognized.