World Language Proficiency Assessment

  • Earn Up to Four Credits for Languages You Know

    Students in grades 8-12 who can read, write, speak, and understand the target languages at the Novice Mid-Level or above can earn credit for free when they complete world language proficiency assessments.  

    Based on the proficiency level demonstrated, students can earn 1-4 high school credits for world language. The credits will help students meet high school graduation and college admissions requirements.

    2019-2020 Assessment Process

    Students who are interested in taking the world language assessments must:

    1. Complete the World Language Proficiency Opportunity Interest Form and Self Assessment
    2. Attend the informational session scheduled at their school.
      • Kent-Meridian: November 18 at 10:00 a.m.
      • Kentlake: November 13 at 11:00 a.m.
      • Kentwood: November 19 at 12:24 p.m.
      • Kentridge: November 21 at 10:00 a.m
      • Kent Mountain View Academy: November 12 at 10:00 a.m.
      • Kent Pheonix Academy: November 12 at 1:00 p.m.

    A completed form and attendance at an informational session are mandatory before moving forward with registering for the assessment.

    For more information, please contact your school's world language assessment coordinator. 

    • Kent-Meridian: Jennifer Appel
    • Kentlake: Julie Gibson
    • Kentwood: Mary Lewandowski
    • Kentridge: Haiyan Tang
    • Kent Mountain View Academy: Pat Gallagher or Diana Bofferding
    • Kent Phoenix Academy: Dawn Stevenson

    Assessment Dates

    In 2019-2020, students will have the opportunity to take the assessment at their school during the school day. 

    • Kent-Meridian: To be determined
    • Kentlake: February 7, 2020
    • Kentwood: February 4, 2020
    • Kentridge: January 14, 2020
    • Kent Mountain View Academy: To be determined (Spring)
    • Kent Phoenix Academy: To be determined (Spring)
    • iGrad: To be determined


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Last Modified on January 28, 2021