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:
- Complete the World Language Proficiency Opportunity Interest Form and Self Assessment.
- 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
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