The Governing Board desires to publicly recognize students who have demonstrated proficiency in one or more world languages in addition to English in order to ensure broader intercultural understanding and career opportunities. The district shall present the State Seal of Biliteracy to each graduating high school student who has attained a high level of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages in addition to English. (Education Code 51460-51464).
The district shall affix the seal of biliteracy to the diploma in recognition of the student’s accomplishments and this achievement shall be noted on the student’s transcript. At the discretion of the school principal, students may wear a medallion and/or sash during graduation ceremony depicting their exemplary accomplishments in biliteracy.
For more information, see criteria attached and contact your high school site counselor or EL specialist to complete an intent form.
Seal of Biliteracy Requirements/Requisitos para el Sello Bilingüe