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2015 - 2016 Math Olympiad and Problem Solving Training Programs

Important Registration Dates

The early registration deadline for returning students and summer camp participants is August 15.  The open registration period is from August 15, 2015 - August 31, 2015.   

Northwood Campus - 820 Roosevelt, Irvine, CA 92620

820 Roosevelt

Northwood Campus

820 Roosevelt
Irvine, CA 92620
Phone: (949) 387-9222
e-mail: info@ArdentAcademy.com

Math Olympiad Programs

gradeProgram TitleDayTime
  K-1 M201B - Math Olympiad Level 1WED03:45pm-05:15pm
   2M202B - Math Olympiad Level 2WED05:00pm-06:30pm
   3M203A - Math Olympiad Level 3SAT09:00am-10:30am
M203B - Math Olympiad Level 3THU04:30pm-06:00pm
   4M204A - Math Olympiad Level 4SUN10:00am-11:30am
M204B - Math Olympiad Level 4THU03:30pm-05:00pm
   5M205A - Math Olympiad Level 5SUN09:00am-10:30am
 M205B - Math Olympiad Level 5TUE03:30pm-05:00pm
   6M206A - Math Olympiad Level 6 & Pre-AlgebraSAT10:00am-12:00pm
 M206B - Math Olympiad Level 6 & Pre-AlgebraTUE04:30pm-06:30pm
   7M207A - Math Olympiad Level 7 & Algebra (AMC 8)SAT11:30am-01:30pm
 M207B - Math Olympiad Level 7 & Algebra (AMC 8)TUE06:00pm-08:00pm
   8M208A - Math Olympiad Level 8 & Geometry (MATHCOUNTS)SAT01:30pm-03:30pm
 M208B - Math Olympiad Level 8 & Geometry (MATHCOUNTS)THU05:30pm-07:30pm
   9M209A - Math Olympiad Level 9 & Algebra II (AMC10)SAT03:00pm-05:00pm
10-11M210A - Math Olympiad Level 10 & Pre-Calculus (AMC12)SAT07:00pm-09:00pm
M211A - Math Olympiad Level 11 (AIME)SUN03:00pm-05:00pm
  M212A - Math Olympiad Level 12 (USAMO/USAJMO)SUN07:00pm-09:00pm

Science Programs

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  7-8N200A - Honors Physics with LabSUN11:30am-01:30pm
  9-10N210A - Physics Olympiad Level 1 & AP Physics 1SAT05:00pm-07:00pm
  9-10N210L - AP Physics 1 LabSAT07:00pm-08:30pm 
  9-11N230A - Physics Olympiad Level 3 & AP Physics C - MechanicsSUN01:00pm-03:00pm
10-12N240A - Physics Olympiad Level 4 & AP Physics C - E&MSUN05:00pm-07:00pm
  5-6B010A - Young Scientists & EngineersSAT03:00pm-05:00pm 
  7-8B200A - Honors Biology with LabTBD
  9-11B220A - Biology Olympiad Level 2 & AP BiologyTBD
  9-11B230A - Biology Olympiad Level 3TBD 
  9-10C210A - Chemistry Olympiad Level 1 & Honors Chemistry TBD  
10-11C220A - Chemistry Olympiad Level 2 & AP ChemistryMON04:00pm-06:30pm 

Computational Thinking and Robotics Programs

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  5-7P130A - Robotics with Lego Mindstorms Level 1SUN01:00pm-03:00pm
  6-8P133A - FIRST Lego League (FLL) TeamsSAT01:00pm-03:00pm
  6-8P121A - Python Programming Level 1SUN02:00pm-05:00pm
  6-8P122A - Python Programming Level 2SUN02:00pm-05:00pm
  8-11P050A - Harvard CS50x & Intro. to C Programming SUN05:00pm-08:00pm
  9-11P220A - AP Computer Science (Java)SUN05:00pm-08:00pm

UCI Campus - 4199 Campus Drive, Suite 260, Irvine, CA 92612

Irvine Campus Building

UCI Campus
University Tower
4199 Campus Drive, Suite 260
Irvine, CA 92612-4684
Phone: (949) 861-2211
e-mail: info@ArdentAcademy.com

Math Olympiad Programs

gradeProgram TitleDayTime
 K - 1M201C - Math Olympiad Level 1THU05:00pm-06:30pm
 M201D - Math Olympiad Level 1SAT09:00am-10:30am 
   2M202C - Math Olympiad Level 2THU03:45pm-05:15pm
 M202D - Math Olympiad Level 2SAT10:45am-12:15pm
 M202E - Math Olympiad Level 2SAT12:30pm-02:00pm
   3M203C - Math Olympiad Level 3WED03:30pm-05:00pm
 M203D - Math Olympiad Level 3WED04:00pm-05:30pm 
   4M204C - Math Olympiad Level 4FRI03:30pm-05:00pm
   5M205C - Math Olympiad Level 5WED05:00pm-06:30pm
   6M206C - Math Olympiad Level 6 & Pre-AlgebraWED06:00pm-08:00pm
   7M207C - Math Olympiad Level 7 & Algebra (AMC 8)FRI04:30pm-06:30pm
   9M209C - Math Olympiad Level 9 & Algebra II (AMC10)FRI06:00pm-08:00pm

Refund Policy

Withdrawls, class changes or other financial requests must be made by emailing accounting@ardentacademy.com.

  • Withdrawls made 7 days before the first day of class will receive a full refund or credit minus the materials fee ($35.00) and new student registration fee ($50.00). Switching between programs is also allowed up to 7 days before the start of class, depending on availability and given the instructor’s approval
  • No refund or credit will be given to withdrawals made within 7 days before the start of class
  • No pro-rated tuition or credit will be given for missed classes
  • No trial classes will be offered

2015-2016 School Calendar 

The training programs are organized into three ten-week sessions (Fall, Winter, Spring) and a Winter Olympiad Bootcamp:

  • Fall Session: September 7, 2015 - November 15, 2015
  • Winter Session: November 30, 2015 - February 21, 2016 (Holiday Break from December 21, 2015 to January 3, 2016)
  • Spring Session: March 1, 2016 - May 16, 2016
  • Summer Session B: June 27, 2016 - July 8, 2016
  • Summer Session C: July 12, 2016 - July 23, 2016
  • Summer Session D: July 26, 2016 - August 6, 2016
  • Summer Session E: August 9, 2016 - August 20, 2016

List of Courses and Qualification Requirements

codeprogram titlegradesco-requirement
M201Math Olympiad Level K-1 K - 1Qualifying Exam at Ardent
M202Math Olympiad Level 2    2Qualifying Exam at Ardent
M203Math Olympiad Level 3    3Qualifying Exam at Ardent
M204Math Olympiad Level 4    44th grade GATE
M205Math Olympiad Level 5    55th grade GATE
M206Math Olympiad Level 6 & Honors Pre-Algebra 6 - 76th grade GATE or Pre-Algebra
M207Math Olympiad Level 7 & Honors Algebra (AMC 8) 7 - 8Honors Algebra 
M208Math Olympiad Level 8 & Honors Geometry (MATHCOUNTS) 7 - 9Honors Geometry 
M209Math Olympiad Level 9 & Honors Algebra II (AMC 10) 7 - 10Honors Algebra II
M210Math Olympiad Level 10 & Honors Pre-Calculus (AMC 12) 7 - 12Honors Pre-Calculus
M211Math Olympiad Level 11 (AIME) 7 - 12AMC10>90, AMC12>80
M212Math Olympiad Level 12 (USAJMO/USAMO) 7 - 12AIME Qualification
B220Intermediate Biology Olympiad and AP Biology 9 - 11Honors or AP Biology
B230Advanced Biology Olympiad10 - 12 AP Biology
C220Intermediate Chemistry Olympiad and AP Chemistry10 - 12Honors or AP Chemistry
P220Intermediate Computing Olympiad and AP Computer Science 9 - 11AP Computer Science
N210Introductory Physics Olympiad and AP Physics 1  8 - 9Honors Geometry
N220Introductory Physics Olympiad and AP Physics 2   9 - 11Honors Precalculus 
N230Intermediate Physics Olympiad and AP Physics C - Mechanics   9 - 10AP Physics 1
N240Advanced Physics Olympiad and AP Physics C - E&M 10 - 12AP Physics C

Qualifying Exam and Class Placement Consultation

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Schedule a qualifying exam: Our Math Olympiad programs are designed to challenge gifted students. All students wishing to participate in our programs must take a qualifying exam, unless they meet one of the following exceptions:

  • Current Ardent Academy student in good standing
  • Student is enrolled in a GATE program
  • Student is identified as gifted by Davidson YS, CTY, EPGY, or other organizations

Qualifying exams are available Mondays - Fridays 9 AM - 6 PM, Saturdays 9 AM - 2 PM at both campuses. There is no cost to take a qualifying exam. No appointment is necessary.

Weekly Schedule

Below is a calendar of the ten-week Fall session.  The class schedules are tentative and we reserve the right to make changes during the school year.

week mondaytuesdaywednsdaythursdayfridaysaturdaysunday
1 09/07/1509/08/15 09/09/15 09/10/1509/11/1509/12/1509/13/15
2 09/14/1509/15/15 09/16/1509/17/1509/18/1509/19/1509/20/15
3 09/21/1509/22/1509/23/1509/24/1509/25/1509/26/1509/27/15
4 09/28/1509/29/1509/30/1510/01/1510/02/1510/03/1510/04/15
5 10/05/1510/06/1510/07/1510/08/1510/09/1510/10/1510/11/15
6 10/12/1510/13/1510/14/1510/15/1510/16/1510/17/1510/18/15
7 10/19/1510/20/1510/21/1510/22/1510/23/1510/24/1510/25/15
8 10/26/1510/27/1510/28/1510/29/1510/30/1510/31/1511/01/15
9 11/02/1511/03/1511/04/1511/05/1511/06/1511/07/1511/08/15
10 11/09/1511/10/1511/11/1511/12/1511/13/1511/14/1511/15/15

Tuitions and Fees

Tuitions

Tuition varies based on the session of enrollment.  There are three sessions a year: Fall, Winter and Spring.  The sessions consist of one meeting a week for ten weeks.  Since the hours of instruction and location of each program are unique, tuition varies. Email us at info@ArdentAcademy.com for more details.

Materials

There is a materials fee of $35.00 per session.  It covers the costs of math contest participation fees, classroom handouts, problem sets, and other instructional materials.  It does not cover the costs of problem solving textbooks.

Problem Solving Textbook

Some of the classes require textbooks.  Problem solving textbook prices range from $45.00 - $75.00 depending on the training program.  The cost of the textbook will be billed separately.

Locations

UCI Campus
University Tower
4199 Campus Drive, Suite 260
Irvine, CA 92612-4684
Phone: (949) 861-2211
e-mail: info@ArdentAcademy.com

Northwood Campus

820 Roosevelt
Irvine, CA 92620
Phone: (949) 387-9222
e-mail: info@ArdentAcademy.com

Irvine Campus Building

820 Roosevelt


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