World-Language Competency Testing Resources

  • Language & Assessment List

    • If the language you wish to test in is not on our Language & Assessment List, please contact Fabiola Johnson in our School District Office so she can find an appropriate language assessment for you.
    • Click Language & Assessment List to determine which the test SVSD administers for each language.


    Practice Tests

    Sample tests can be accessed using the below links.  Use the Language & Assessment List to ensure you use the correct practice test for the language tested.


    World Language Assessment Proficiency Levels & High School Credits Awarded

    Language Competency Level
    Based on Proficiency Testing

    High School World Language Credit Awarded

    Novice Mid


    Novice High


    Intermediate Low


    Intermediate Mid (& above)



    Other Resources

    STAMP 4S Benchmark & Rubric Guide - This document outlines the test benchmarks and scoring criteria for one of the assessments we will administer during World Language competency testing (STAMP 4S).  We will assess most, but not all students using STAMP 4S.  Criteria vary across assessments, but this document provides a general idea of the criteria used to assess student proficiency.


    Comparison Between ACTFL, CEFR & ILR - This document allows families who are familiar with the European assessment system to compare Washington State World Language competency testing to European assessments.