World Language Testing

Battle Ground Public Schools offers students the opportunity to earn World Language high school credits through remote World Language testing.

Students who test proficiently can earn up to 4 World Language credits on their high school transcript. Students who earn credits and meet their high school English Language Arts district and state graduation requirements are eligible to earn the Seal of Biliteracy with their high school diploma. Credits earned and Seal of Biliteracy awards will be assigned prior to graduation in June. Battle Ground Public Schools partners with Avant Assessment and LTI for World Language Testing.

Questions?

Please send questions to

Lacey Marsolek, Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
Send an email to Lacey
360-885-5391

Spring testing (seniors only)

  • Saturday May 18, 2024 at Battle Ground High School – library – 300 W Main Street, Battle Ground
    Registration deadline: May 10, 2024

More information

Take the STAMP (STAndards-based Measurement of Proficiency) 4S or WorldSpeak assessment this school year!

  • The STAMP 4S assesses reading, writing, listening, and speaking proficiency in: Russian, Spanish, Arabic, French, English as a Foreign Language, Japanese, Hebrew, German, Mandarin (Simplified and Traditional), Hindi, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, and Italian.
  • The STAMP 3S assesses reading, writing, and speaking proficiency in: Swahili and Yoruba
  • The STAMP WS assesses speaking and writing proficiency in Vietnamese, Yup’ik, Somali Maay Maay, Somali Maxaa, Filipino (Tagalog), Amharic, Armenian, Chin (Hakha), Chuukese, Czech, Turkish, Haitian-Creole, Hawaiian, Hmong, Ilocano, Kannada, Marshallese, Marathi, Samoan, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and Zomi.
  • The APPL/WPT/OPI/LTI assesses proficiency in Thai, Bosnian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Tagalog, Spanish & Russian

Avant Assessment STAMP 4S and World Speak provide language proficiency tests in these languages:

STAMP 4S

Arabic
English
French
German
Hebrew
Hindi
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Mandarin (Simplified & Traditional)
Polish
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Russian
Spanish
Swahili
Yoruba

LTI APPL/WPT/OPI 

Arabic
Chinese (Mandarin)
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Portuguese
Spanish
Albanian
Amharic
Bangla
Bosnian
Bulgarian
Cantonese
Croatian
Dari
Gujarati
Haitian Creole
Hebrew
Hindi
Malayalam
Pashto
Polish
Russian
Swahili
Tagalog
Tamil
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
Urdu
Vietnamese
Yoruba

WorldSpeak

Amharic
Armenian
Chin (Hakha)
Chuukese
Czech
English
Filipino (Tagalog)
French
Haitian-Creole
Hawaiian ‘Ōlelo Hawai’i
Hmong
Ilocano
Korean
Marathi
Marshallese
Samoan
Somali Maay Maay
Somali Maxaa
Tamil
Telugu
Turkish
Urdu
Vietnamese
Yup’ik
Zomi

Step 1:

Step 2:

Pay $25 fee to take the World Language Test two ways:

  1. Online through the school district’s payment system.
  2. At your school’s ASB office

The student’s username is the student ID# and the Password is the student’s last name with the first letter capitalized (how it’s listed in Skyward).

Test fees are non-refundable. Students who qualify for free and reduced lunch may have the fee waived.

Washington high school credit for world language testing is allocated according to the OSPI rating scale.

The Washington state seal of biliteracy is established to recognize public high school graduates who have attained a high level of proficiency speaking, reading, and writing in one or more world languages in addition to English. It is governed by Revised Code of Washington 28A.300.575.

Students become eligible for the Washington State Seal of Biliteracy when:

  1. They are on track to meet their English Language Arts high school graduation requirement, and
  2. They have passed the State English Language Arts Assessment for High School, which is currently the Smarter Balanced Assessment, and
  3. They have earned 4 competency credits on the World Language Assessment.

FAQ

Students enrolled in Battle Ground Public Schools grades 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12 are eligible to test.

Registration and payment serve as authorization to have any earned credits added to the official student transcript.

Refer to Test Preparation above for study resources.

Yes. The same cost applies to subsequent test attempts as to the first.

Yes.

Pay $25 fee to take the World Language Test two ways:

  1. Online through the school district’s payment system.
  2. At your school’s ASB office

The student’s username is the student ID# and the Password is the student’s last name with the first letter capitalized (how it’s listed in Skyward).

Test fees are non-refundable. Students who qualify for free and reduced lunch may have the fee waived.

Тестирование по иностранным языкам 2023-24:

Даты весеннего тестирования

  • Среда 14 февраля 2024 г. в CASEE A, в комнате staff development room – 11104 N.E. 149th Street, Brush Prairie
  • Суббота 17 февраля 2024 г. в школе Battle Ground High School – библиотека – 300 W Main Street, Battle Ground
    Крайний срок регистрации: 2 февраль 2024 г.

Даты осеннего тестирования

  • Среда 18 октября 2023 г. в CASEE A, в комнате staff development room – 11104 N.E. 149th Street, Brush Prairie
  • Суббота 21 октября 2023 г. в школе Battle Ground High School – библиотека – 300 W Main Street, Battle Ground
    Крайний срок регистрации: 3 октября 2023 г.

Pruebas de Lenguas Mundiales 2023-24:

Fechas para las pruebas de primavera

  • Miércoles, 14 de febrero de 2024 en CASEE A, sala de desarrollo del personal – 11104 N.E. 149th Street, Brush Prairie
  • Sábado 17 de febrero, 2024, en la biblioteca de la Preparatoria de Battle Ground – 300 W Main Street, Battle Ground
    Fecha límite de inscripción: 2 de febrero, 2024

Fechas de las pruebas de otono

  • Miércoles, 18 de octubre, 2023 at CASEE A, sala de desarrollo del personal – 11104 N.E. 149th Street, Brush Prairie
  • Sábado 21 de octubre, 2023, en la biblioteca de la Preparatoria de Battle Ground – 300 W Main Street, Battle Ground
    Fecha límite de inscripción: 3 de octubre, 2023

Costo del examen: $25

Los créditos obtenidos y un Sello de Analfabetismo se otorgará antes de la graduación de junio.

Las Escuelas Públicas de Battle Ground se asocian con Avant Assessment y LTI para llevar a cabo las pruebas de idiomas mundiales.

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