National Math Challenge Program

National Math Challenge Program

 

The NMCP is designed for those students interested in advanced mathematical topics as well as participating in regional and national math contests. Students are selected based on the recommendation of their principal and the results of a qualifying exam. This is a serious course that prepares students for the full circuit of mathematical competitions — those that require intellectual agility as well as more traditional math olympiads that necessitate mathematical depth, rigor, and creativity. 

 

  
We are no longer accepting students for the 2018-2019 academic year. If you are interested in the program please keep checking back here for information regarding the dates of the qualifying exam for the 2019-2020 year.

1. Calendar 2018-2019

2. Technical Requirements and Support

3. Enrollment Instructions

4. Competition Calendars

5. Policies

 

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Curriculum

  • The NMCP curriculum prepares students for the rigor of mathematical competition, emphasizing the development of intellectual agility and the deep exploration of higher-level mathematical concepts. The classroom environment is key to encouraging debate and ingenuity in approaching these elusive concepts.

  • The program is open to students in grades 5 and up.

  • Main topics include: Algebra, Number Theory, Counting and Probability, and Geometry.


Course Format

  • The course consists of 24 weekly two-hour online sessions.

  • Online homework is assigned after each class.

  • Weekly homework help or recitation sessions for each grade level and discussion board for students to ask questions.

  • Classes are taught and curated by teachers (coaches) with extensive olympiad participation and competition curriculum development expertise.

 

Eligibility / Tuition

  • Any current RSM student enrolled in either Algebra and/or Geometry classes is eligible.

  • Selection is based on a branch Principal's recommendation followed by a qualifying exam taken at your branch. The exam is 60 minutes long.

  • Course tuition for 2018-2019 is $864 ($18 per hour of instruction for 24 weeks).

 

Admission Test

Admission to the NMCP is strictly based on the entry test results. The entry test is divided by grades (5-6, 7-8 and 9+). The duration of the test is one hour for all grades.

The 2018 test date wasMay 20th for all branches.

 

Questions

 

If you have questions please contact us at nmcp@russianschool.com. The office is open 12:00pm to 8:00pm Sunday-Thursday.

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