The Stanford Math Circle runs during the Stanford academic year, with 10 sessions each quarter. The fall quarter is from late September through early December, the winter quarter is from January through March, and in the spring quarter is from early April through early June. We do not offer a summer quarter.
Fall 2017 Quarter
Week of September 24, 2018–December 5, 2018
Winter 2018 Quarter
Week of January 1, 2019–March 18, 2019
Spring 2018 Quarter
Week of April 1, 2019–May 30, 2019
All Circles meet on Thursday evenings at Stanford University’s campus.
The Elementary Circle has a session that meet Wednesdays and another session that meets on Thursdays in each time slot. Students are placed into one of these weekly courses.
1st & 2nd
- Session Times: 5:15–6:15pm and 6:15–7:15pm
3rd & 4th
- Session Times: 5:15–6:15pm, 6:15–7:15pm, and 7:15–8:15pm
Middle School Circle
5th & 6th
- Session Time: 5:30–6:45pm and 7:00–8:15pm
7th & 8th
- Session Time: 6:10–7:50pm
High School Circle
- Session Time: 6:00–8:00pm
The fee for participation is $300 per academic quarter.
This fee covers expenses for session leaders, website maintenance, administrative costs, and use of the Stanford University facilities.
Please note that financial aid is available and that we will not exclude students due to financial hardship, so please let us know if the fee would cause financial difficulty for your family. Please email us to inquire about the financial aid application.