Students Earn High Marks on National Latin Exam

CBA’s Latin students displayed their academic prowess in the 2021 National Latin Exam. Over 88,000 students nationwide took the NLE this year.

  • Of the 74 CBA students that took the exam at all levels, 45 won awards.
  • 6 students earned gold medals
  • 15 students earned silver medals
  • 16 finished magna cum laude
  • 6 finished cum laude
  • 55% of Latin I students won awards, 67% of Latin II, 17% of standard juniors won awards, 100% of Honors juniors, and 75% of AP Latin.

All Latin students at CBA are required to take the exam, which differs from many schools across the country. Typically, schools allow only the top students to sit for the exam.

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Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) is a private, Catholic, academic preparatory school for boys located in Lincroft, New Jersey. Founded in 1959 and taught in the Lasallian tradition, CBA is dedicated to helping students become intellectually mature and morally responsible leaders for society. Through generous contributions from family and friends of the Academy, CBA awards over $1.9 million in scholarships and financial aid to current students. Experience the Academy at