• STAMP (Standards-based Measurement of Proficiency)


    What is the STAMP?

    STAMP (STAndards-based Measurement of Proficiency) is a web-based test that assesses world language proficiency for high school credit and is also used for Dual Language Immersion (DLI) program evaluation.

    Who takes it?

    • Emerging bilingual students and students in dual language immersion programs take this test.
    • High school students seeking credit for world language proficiency

    What does it measure?

    STAMP measures proficiency in language proficiency. The following languages are available:

    • Arabic
    • Chinese Simplified
    • Chinese Traditional
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Spanish

    When is it administered?

    STAMP is administered from mid September through mid November for DLI. 

    STAMP is administered throughout the school year for high school students testing with the Learning & Credit Options (LCO) Department.

     View the district testing calendar for the current year's testing windows for DLI.  

    Visit the STAMP page for testing information with LCO.

    How is it administered?

    • STAMP is a web-based test taken on a computer.
    • The test takes approximately 2-3 hours.      

    How are the results used?

    Qualifying STAMP results can be used for high school students to earn academic credits toward their language proficiency requirement. Visit the STAMP page for more information about the test for high school students

    Who requires it?

    STAMP is an optional test. 

    What if I want to know more about this assessment?

    Visit the STAMP page for test information, fees, testing dates, practice tests, and contact information. 

    I'm a parent/guardian. Who do I contact with questions about this assessment?

    Please view the Multiple Pathways to Graduation STAMP page with questions about STAMP testing for high school students. For DLI students, please contact DLI with questions.