Students who speak, read, and write a language other than English can earn world language credits by demonstrating proficiency. Students who demonstrate proficiency
on nationally recognized proficiency assessments may be able to receive competency credits on their transcript.
Road Map Project – Competency-based Credits
The Washington State School Directors' Association, the State Board of Education (SBE), and OSPI developed a
sample policy and procedure to guide school districts. The World Languages program at OSPI supports districts as they adopt the
sample policy and procedure.
Translated videos in Amharic, Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Punjabi, Samoan, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrigna, Vietnamese.
School districts across the state offer testing during the school year. The goal is to make testing opportunities accessible to students and to support districts that would like to provide testing sites in their schools.
CEDARS denotes Competency Credits on transcripts.
2012–2013 Statewide Test Results Summary
Assessment Options |
World Language Credits Brochure
Establish a Sustainable World Language Competency Testing Program in Your School District