STAMP Language assessment REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for Oct. 31st - Fills up fast!! Click on link

STAMP Language assessment REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for Oct. 31st - Fills up fast!! Click on link

NCSD recognizes and values the native language(s) students speak and bring to their academic studies and encourages students in the continued study of languages. Teaching, Learning & Professional Development is excited to offer language assessments again FREE this school year to all NCSD 9th- 12th graders. 


The STAMP (STAndards-Based Measurement of Proficiency) assessment awards students up to 4 high school elective credits (Applied Arts -AR) for knowledge of a world language. Students are able to use the STAMP to demonstrate literacy in a language(s) and fulfill the requirements to earn the State Seal of Biliteracy at graduation.



for the following language groups is now open. Space is limited, so please encourage students to sign up early.

  • STAMP 4S assessment : Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (simplified and traditional), Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish.


  • STAMP 2S assessment: Swahili, Yoruba


  • STAMP WS assessment: Amharic, Armenian, Cabo Verdean, Chin (Hakha), Chuukese, Czech, Filipino (Tagalog), Haitian-Creole, Hawaiian (‘Ōlelo Hawai’i), Hmong, Ilocano, Kannada, Marathi, Marshallese, Samoan, Somali Maay Maay, Somali Maxaa, Tamil, Telugu, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yup’ic, Zomi

Please seek out opportunities to advertise this and future dates at your school site. Flyers are coming soon. Communication will go out to families via Parent Square, posted on the district webpage and on the district Facebook pages. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.


Laurie Meisner
Associate Director of Teaching, Learning & Professional Development
North Clackamas School District
12400 SE Freeman Way
Milwaukie, OR 97222 
(503) 353-5361 ext. 35361

"Words are sacred. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones, in the right order, you can nudge the world a little." - Tom Stoppard…

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