Seal of Biliteracy

Last Updated: 3/3/2021 5:08 PM

Western Hills offers two of the 3 levels of the  Global Seal of Biliteracy to ESL, French, and Spanish students.  

The Global Seal of Biliteracy award levels offered:

Functional Fluency: This level is for language learners at the Intermediate-Mid level. (18+ on ACT AND 5+ on all sections of STAMP)
Working Fluency: This level is for language learners at the Advanced-Low level. (21+ on ACT AND 7+ on all sections of STAMP)

Students  ACT scores are used for the English portion OR for ESL students their WIDA ACCESS test scores. 

 

For Spanish and French or any other language (ESL students) either STAMP test scores or AP test scores are used.  STAMP test is offered in French III and IV and Spanish III and IV.  AP and STAMP are offered in French IV and Spanish IV. 

Students receive a national certificate AND blue and green cords for graduation.