Students Excel on National Latin Exam

CBA’s Latin students displayed their academic prowess in the 2020 National Latin Exam. Over 140,000 students nationwide take the NLE each year.

  • Of the 70 CBA students that took the exam at all levels, 33 won awards.
  • 6 students earned gold medals
  • 6 students earned silver medals
  • 10 finished magna cum laude
  • 11 finished cum laude
  • Award Percentages: 27% of Latin I students, 77% of Latin II, 10% of standard juniors, 50% of honors juniors and 100% 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.

About Christian Brothers Academy:
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 the combined efforts of the Office of Advancement and friends of the Academy, CBA awards over $1.75 million in scholarships and financial aid to current students. Experience the Academy at