Louisiana Elementary Math & Coding Olympiad

Elementary school students will face off in a math and coding competition on Saturday, March 20, 2021... Virtually! This event consists of a complex mathematical test that 5th graders take hosted and organized by Kenilworth Science and Technology School.  Kenilworth aims to provide challenging, engaging mathematical experience which is both competitive and educational. All interested 5th graders are welcomed to participate in the competition. Students who are interested, can opt-in to the new coding competition that will be a separate test. Coding questions will be pulled from a free online coding course. Learn more about the coding portion of the exam in the "Coding" tab. Awards are given to both the 5th grader who wins and their math teacher! The best part is that it is free to register!

Participants: Must be a 5th grade student in Louisiana*

Questions: Multiple choice questions from various math topics aligned to Common Core for all students, and coding questions aligned to code.org Elementary Courses A-F.

Date: Saturday, March 20, 2021

Location: Virtual

Virtual Requirements: Students MUST have a working computer with camera in order to compete. The test will be monitored via staff in a secure Zoom meeting.


* Participants enrollment in 5th grade will be verified via contact with their 5th grade math teachers. Please be sure to enter a valid school email for your students' teacher. A confirmation email will be sent after your students have been verified.

Awards: All New This Year!
All participants receive a LEMCO participation certificate.

The Math test portion has 2 award divisions

Gold Math Division

The Gold Division portion of the test will consist of grade level questions, based on Louisiana Student Standards.  This section will have a separate score and be used for gold level ranking . Students who win in the Platinum Math section will not receive a second prize or medal but will be recognized with a certificate. All students who score 93% or above on the gold level questions will receive a certificate after the contest. The top 25 students in this division, will receive a medal of recognition.

Platinum Math Division

The Platinum Math division will be based on the entire test. There will be one section that will have advanced math questions that are designed to challenge students. These questions will be similar to past years questions. The other section will be based on grade level Louisiana Student Standards. The prizes for the Platinum Math Division are as follows:

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

4th Place

Acer Chromebook Spin 311 Convertible Laptop

 His/her math teacher will be awarded $25 gift card

Mongoose Expo Youth Scooter

His/her math teacher will be awarded $25 gift card 

3D Printing Pen

His/her math teacher will be awarded $25 gift card 

MineCraft Lego Set

His/her math teacher will be awarded $25 gift card 

1st- 25th Place: Students will receive a certificate and medal
Coding Contest Awards*

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

4th Place

Acer Chromebook Spin 311 Convertible Laptop

UBTECH JIMU Robot Astrobot Series: Cosmos Kit

Mega Cyborg Hand STEM Kit

12-in-1 Science STEM Robot Kit 

*Students can only win one prize. If they place in both the coding and math competitions, they will have choice between which prize they would prefer. 
**Prizes are subject to change based on shipping availablity at the time of the contest. Equivalent valued prizes may be offered in exchange if prizes listed are unavailable.

10:00-10:45 Tech check 

10:45- Login to Schoology and Screenleap (share your entire screen)

10:55 Click the mainstage in schoology to navigate to the Zoom link for the opening ceremony

11:00 - 11:30 Opening Ceremony

11:30 - Students report to the “Testing Room” Zoom link

11:40-12:30: Students take the math test 

12:30-12:35: Break

12:35: Students report back to the testing room if they are taking the coding test

12:35-12:40 Repeat previous steps for the coding test

12:40-1:20: Coding test 

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