Important Credit By Exam Information
CBE Dates and Information can be found on the Testing and Accountability Webpage.
Spring ISD can now test native languages and up to 2 credits will be awarded based on language proficiency in both the native language and English. AVANT has the current tests available :
Languages Offered through AVANT 4S Assessments :
Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Simplified & Traditional), Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish, Spanish Monolingual
Languages Offered through Avant WS Assessments :
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, axaa, Tamil, Telugu, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yup’ik, Zomi
Dates for the Spring ISD Credit By Exam can be found under the "Testing & Accountability" Department website.
Currently, Spring ISD uses the AVANT Assessment for World Language Credit By Exam Testing.
The Avant STAMP test stands for Standards-Based Measurement of Proficiency and is a web-based test that assesses language proficiency. An Avant STAMP 4S test has four sections – Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, and the results of this test inform test takers and educators about learning progress and program effectiveness. Avant STAMP 4S test items are based on real-world, everyday situations. Avant STAMP 4S measures a test taker’s language ability according to Benchmark Levels that are based on national standards. Test results will indicate the level of proficiency achieved for each section of the test. -AVANT Assessments
AVANT Test Taker/Parent Guide-English
Avant Assessment Power Up Guide- English
Avant Assessment Guía de “Power Up” - Español