STAMP Testing

  • The STAMP test is offered twice each school year. The fall session is for Senior students only. The spring testing is open to all students. 

    Please contact the testing coordinator, Ms. Jennifer Bosket (bosketj@wlwv.k12.or.us) in the Main Office with questions regarding STAMP administration.

    What is STAMP?

    • STAMP (Standards-Based Measurement of Proficiency) is a web-based test that assesses language proficiency.
    • The STAMP test has four sections – Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking
    • The STAMP measures a test taker’s language ability according to Benchmark Levels that are based on national (ACTFL) standards.
    • The STAMP takes approximately 3-3.5 hours to complete.
    • Students who score at Benchmark 6 or above in all domains (reading, listening, writing, and speaking) can use the STAMP as a qualifying assessment for the Oregon Seal of Biliteracy.

     Who should consider taking the STAMP assessment?

    • Students who want to demonstrate proficiency in a World Language to qualify for the Oregon Seal of Biliteracy.
    • Students who are Bi-literate in English and: 
      • Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Simplified or Traditional), Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. 

     How to register?

    • A registration form will be sent out in the Roar Newsletter approximately 1 month prior to test administration. You can also contact your school counselor or the testing coordinator for more information on specific dates, times, locations, and languages.

     What is the test like?

    Sample tests are available at: https://www.update.avantassessment.com/sample-tests#4S_Sample