Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency

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    Overview of CoMP

    In 2016, Indiana passed legislation that will recognize students for their achievement in becoming bilingual and bi-literate. Beginning in 2017, students who meet specific criteria can graduate from high school with the “Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency” which will designate on the student's transcript that they have attained a high level of proficiency, sufficient for meaningful use in college and a career, in one or more languages in addition to English.  

     

    Purpose 

    • Formal validation of an Intermediate High level of proficiency that benefits both world language and English Language Learner students. 
    • For university-bound students, the Certificate will be noted on a student’s transcript.
    • Serves students entering the workforce as a confirmation of their linguistic skill set. 

     

    How does a student qualify? 

    • Earn 8 credits in English/Language Arts
    • Pass the English/Language Arts Grade 10 ISTEP Exam 
    • Earn 6 credits in a Single World Language OR Pass an approved external assessment in a World Language at an Intermediate High level of Proficiency (ALTA exam or AP exam) 

     

    Questions? 

    • Contact your guidance counselor or Miss Plahm