Maryland State Seal of Biliteracy

Maryland State Seal of Biliteracy

 

 

The Maryland State Seal of Biliteracy is a state award that recognizes a student's high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages other than English.

 

To be eligible, a student must:

1.  pass the Maryland High School Assesment in English

2.  score Intermediate High Proficiency or equivalent on an approved world language assessment

 

Examples:  

     -  Advanced Placement:  4 or better

     -  IB Standard:  6 or better

     -  IB Higher:  5 or better

     -  ACTFL Assessments:  Intermediate High

 

No fee is charged to students to apply BUT students are responsible for any assessment costs not covered by UHS or FCPS.

 

The seal may be awarded after graduation for those students who take AP and IB exams their senior year.

 

All applications for the 2018-19 school year are due to Ms. Beachley by Monday, April 1, 2019.

 

 

Maryland State Seal of Biliteracy Documents

 

The Maryland State Seal of Biliteracy Brochure

 

The Maryland State Seal of Biliteracy Brochure (Spanish)

 

Approved Assessments Aligned to ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines

 

Purpose and Eligibility Information

 

The Maryland Seal of Biliteracy Student Application