Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools

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General Information

The Program

MOEMS® provides monthly problem-solving contests for elementary and middle school students. We offer two divisions; the Elementary division is for grades 4, 5 and 6, and the Middle School division for grades 6, 7 and 8. You may enroll up to 35 students per team.

  • We provide five monthly contests with detailed solutions (5 questions each). The unique problem sets must be administered each month from November through March.
  • We provide all 50 problems and detailed solutions from the previous two years
  • We provide a MOEMS® awards package which includes: (Click here to see awards)
    • Certificates for all students
    • One Highest Individual Scorer medal
    • Award patches for about 50% of all top participating students
    • Silver pins for top 10% and gold pins for the top 2% of scores
    • Gold pins for the top 2% of all scores
    • George Lenchner Medallion for a perfect score
    • Non-Institute teams may earn a team plaque

MOEMS® (OnPaper) should be administered to all students on the same day, in the same place, at the same time. (MOEMS® Online) should be administered to all students on the same day, at the same time.

Participation is open to all schools (public, private, and parochial, home schools, institutes, and individuals (with restrictions). Please contact us if you are an individual wanting to register for the contests.

Program Goals

  • To stimulate enthusiasm and a love for mathematics
  • To introduce mathematical concepts
  • To teach strategies for problem solving
  • To develop mathematical flexibility
  • To strengthen mathematical intuition
  • To foster mathematical creativity and ingenuity
  • To provide the satisfaction, joy and thrill of solving challenges
  • To develop an appreciation of mathematics

Flexible Program Structure

You decide the best way to incorporate the MOEMS® contests into your educational program. Sample possibilities include:
  • classroom enrichment to strengthen problem-solving skills of all students
  • before-school or after-school math program
  • push-in or pull-out program
  • a district gifted program
  • weekend academy
  • a unifying activity for remotely educated students
Contests may be administered at the Person In Charge of Olympiads (PICO’s) convenience during an administration window.
Contest Deadline for Score Entry
1 November 11, 2024 – December 6, 2024 March 31, 2025
2 December 9, 2024 – January 3, 2025 March 31, 2025
3 January 6, 2025 – January 31, 2025 March 31, 2025
4 February 3, 2024 – February 28, 2025 March 31, 2025
5 March 3, 2025 – March 28, 2025 March 31, 2025

*All scores must be entered by March 31,  2025

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