The Seal of Biliteracy at JS Morton High School District 201

  • The Seal of Biliteracy is a recognition given to graduating Seniors who demonstrate high levels of proficiency in English and another language. 

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Seal of Biliteracy Criteria

  • SEAL OF BILITERACY CRITERIA:

    English (ONE of the following):

    • ACT Score composite of 21 or 18 on the English Subject Area Test
    • SAT Score of 540 in English Language Arts (EBRW)
    • ACCESS Scores of 4.8 Overall
    • AAPPL Test Score of Intermediate 5 or Advanced in all 4 domains

    World Language (ONE of the following):

    • 4 or 5 on the AP Language Exam
    • AAPPL Test score of Intermediate 5 or Advanced in all 4 domains 
    • Portfolio option for languages in which tests are not available

     

    COMMENDATION TOWARD BILITERACY CRITERIA:

    English (ONE of the following):

    • ACT Score composite of 21 or 18 on the English Subject Area Test
    • SAT Score of 540 in English Language Arts (EBRW)
    • ACCESS Literacy Score of 3.5 or above
    • AAPPL Test Score between Intermediate 1 and 4 in all 4 domains

    World Language (ONE of the following):

    • 3 on the AP Language Exam
    • AAPPL Test score between Intermediate 1 and 4 in all 4 domains
    • Portfolio option for languages in which tests are not available
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Benefits of the Seal of Biliteracy

  • Graduating Seniors who receive the Seal of Biliteracy will gain the following benefits:

    • Gold Seal of Biliteracy on High School Diploma
    • Seal of Biliteracy noted on High School Transcripts
    • Name in Graduation Bulletin
    • Lapel Pin
    • Meet the college entrance requirement of two years of foreign language for Illinois public colleges and universities
    • Obtain college credit in modern languages at Illinois public colleges and universities (and many private universities)
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