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Registration is Open for MMXVII

October 4th, 2016

Salvete omnes!

Join us for our eighth consecutive year of offering the Classical Literacy Exam. Expand your knowledge of classical literacy even more by taking the Classical Scholars Exam. Registration for both exams in now open and will remain open until January 20, 2017.

Register Now

If you have any questions, contact us at clechair@classicalexams.org. As always, we look forward to working with you this year!

New website update!

September 5th, 2016

We have recently updated our website with the new information for the 2017 CLE and CSE. Here are a few things to note:

— Registration opens October 1. Make sure to register by January 20th to avoid the late fee.

— The CSE terms formulation has changed, please see the the CSE page for more details.

— The Essay Contest requirements have changed. Please see the content page for more details.

We look forward to working with you all again this year!

The CLE receives 2015-2016 NASSP approval!

September 30th, 2015

The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program (the Classical Literacy Exam) on the NASSP List of Approved Contests and Activities for Students for 2015-2016.


2015 CE tests have been posted!

September 18th, 2015

We have posted links to the 2015 CLE and CSE tests. These are a great study source! You can find them at:

CLE Tests and Answers

CSE Tests and Answers