Requirements to Demonstrate Knowledge of a Second Language

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To be eligible to be awarded the Iowa Seal of Biliteracy, students shall demonstrate proficiency in a language other than English.

Assessment options: 

Exam/Minimum Score

AP Language and Culture (Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese)/3

International Baccalaureate/4

ACTFL/Intermediate 2

Standards Based Measurement of Proficiency (STAMP)/Intermediate-Mid (5)

American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI)/3

Other assessment options: students may use to demonstrate proficiency in a second language not assessed using the district approved assessment (cost not provided by the district) are available on this document: Iowa Department of Education Seal of Biliteracy Guidance