National Greek Exam

EXAM INFORMATION

Exam Dates:
Early Administration: Monday February 18 - Saturday February 23, 2019
Regular Administration: Monday February 25 - Saturday March 3, 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Saturday January 19, 2019, either submitted online or postmarked.

Applications will be accepted only from teachers; others should contact Greek Exam Chair Generosa Sangco-Jackson at greekexam@aclclassics.org before ordering and explain any special circumstances.

TO ORDER:  Follow this link

Exams will be mailed to the designated examiner, NOT the Greek teacher, to arrive at least one week before the exam window. If the exams are not received by them, please contact the ACL Office.

Answer sheets should be returned in a timely manner, ideally postmarked the day of the exam. However all answer sheets must be returned to the ACL office by Friday, March 8th to be included in the scoring.

EXAM COSTS

$4.00 per exam (domestic)
$20.00 shipping per order, which covers shipping the exams and awards.
For all international orders, the exams will be delivered via email to the designated examiner in PDF format.

THE EXAMS

The following leveled exams are restricted to Middle School and High School students only and cannot be repeated:

The following exams are open to students at any school, and cannot be repeated:

The following exam is open to students at any school, and may be repeated. but only two years in a row:

An entrant may not cross levels in Attic Greek (e.g. take both Beginning and Intermediate Attic) but s/he may take an Attic and a non-Attic examination (Intermediate Attic, Odyssey and Iliad), so long as s/he pays $4.00 for each examination taken.

Syllabi for each exam are available (linked to the exam names above), as well as leveled vocabulary lists for the IntroductoryBeginning Attic, and Intermediate Attic exams here.

Previous Exams/Study Materials

Copies of previous National Greek Exams can be ordered by using this link

You may order using a credit card, purchase order, or print and send with a check. Credit Card orders will have instant download access. Purchase orders will have download access within 48 hours. Printed orders will be processed when payment is received.

RESULTS OF THE 2018 ACL/NJCL NATIONAL GREEK EXAMINATION

The National Greek Examination in 2018 enrolled 2047 students from 161 high schools, colleges, and universities in the US and around the world. Of these students, 53% earned purple, blue, red, or green ribbons. The battery of seven examinations consisted of five Attic Greek exams (Introduction, Beginning, Intermediate, Prose, Tragedy) and two Homeric Greek exams (Odyssey and Iliad).

OPPORTUNITY FOR SCHOLARSHIP

In 2019, high-school seniors who earn purple or blue ribbons in either the Attic Prose or the Tragedy exams will be eligible to apply for one scholarship in the amount of $2,000, renewable for four years. The scholarship will be paid to the winner’s college or university on condition that s/he earn six credits of Greek during the school year. The winner will be selected by the NLE/NGE Scholarship Committee, chaired by Geoff Revard, St. Stephen’s Episcopal, Bradenton, FL. Teachers of eligible students will receive application forms in the mail in mid-May, 2019. Winners will be announced at the ACL Institute in June 2019, and notified directly thereafter by mail.

For information on examination or syllabi contents, contact:Generosa Sangco-Jackson, Chair, ACL/NJCL National Greek Exam, greekexam@aclclassics.org.

For help with ordering contact ACL/NJCL National Greek Examination, American Classical League, 860 NW Washington Blvd., Suite A, Hamilton OH 45013 513-529-7741 Fax 513-529-7742