Heads up: All registrations for the 2023 NLE will be taken only online this year. Stay tuned for more information!

The National Latin Exam (NLE) is a test given annually to Latin students across the United States and around the world.The NLE is not meant to be a competition but rather an opportunity for students to receive reinforcement and recognition for their accomplishments in the classroom. Depending upon their score, students may earn certificates, medals, and may even qualify for scholarships.

News & Announcements

July 26, 2022

Congratulations to the Latest NLE Scholars
2022 Recipients of the Maureen O'Donnell Scholarship for Academic Excellence

June 22, 2022

Latest News from the NLE
The spring edition of the National Latin Exam's newsletter is now available

May 2, 2022

Exciting Changes in Store for the NLE Book Award
Announcing this year's partnership with Loeb and Harvard University Press

April 12, 2022

Cut Scores for Awards Posted
Cumulative Spreadsheets from 1991 to 2022 Now Available

April 4, 2022

2022 Results and Awards Are On Their Way!
Teachers should watch their mailboxes for packages from the NLE

February 28, 2022

Checking for Online Login Codes
Look for an email, not a postcard

February 7, 2022

NLE Montross Scholar To Appear on Jeopardy!
Megan Sullivan of the University of Virginia Debuts on February 16
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The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed the National Latin Exam on the 2021-2022 NASSP List of Approved Contests, Programs, and Activities for Students.
The National Latin Exam

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