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  • California State Seal of Biliteracy

    The State Seal of Biliteracy will be awarded to graduating seniors from Petaluma High School who have mastered standard academic English and another language.

    This seal will be an asset when applying for colleges and for future employment.

    Students who are interested must meet the following four requirements:

    1) Complete ALL graduation requirements.

    2) Complete all English Language Arts requirements for graduation with an overall grade point average of 2.0 or above in those classes.

    3) Score “Standard nearly met” or better on the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC).

    4) Demonstrate proficiency in a language other than English by fulfilling one of the following options:

    A score of “3” or higher on the AP (Advanced Placement) Exam in a language other than English   

    OR           

    Pass the SAT Subject Test for a Foreign Language with a score of 600 or higher

     

    ***Talk to your counselor or World Language Teachers for more information.