Criteria for Awarding the Seal

  • English Proficiency Requirements

    Students must attain the minimum score on one of the following assessments:

    • ACT - 20 English/Reading component
    • WIDA - Level 5.0 or higher composite score (non-native English speakers only)
    • AAPPL ESL - I4 or higher (non-native English speakers only)

    Additional Language Proficiency Requirements

    Students must attain the minimum score on one of the following assessments during their sophomore, junior, or senior year:

    • AP score of 3 or higher (junior year only, except Latin)
    • AAPPL at I4 or higher in all four components
    • Level B1 or higher on a CEFR test
    • NLE at intermediate-mid level for Latin
    • STAMP or OPI at intermediate-mid level (for other languages not offered in AP or AAPPL)
    • American Sign Language (approved test)