World Languages


Credit By Exam will take place on November 5th, 2019 at Wakefield High School.

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“Students communicating enthusiastically about a variety of topics and in multiple contexts while enriching their lives and preparing for a successful future.”

Announcements and Resources:

  • For information regarding course offerings and diploma requirements please see: World Languages Programs 2018-19
  • The World Languages Office is excited to host a celebration to honor National Foreign Language Week.
    • When: March 7, 2018 from 4:30-6:30pm
    • Where: Career Center, 816 S Walter Reed Dr, Arlington, VA 22204
    • Why: To honor Arlington’s diversity, languages and the learning of new world languages.
    • Alpha Mu Gamma is the Official Sponsor of National Foreign Language Week. For the history of National Foreign Language week, please click here.
  • APS was awarded a STARTALK grant for the 11th consecutive year.  The STARTALK grant to teach Arabic and Chinese is a free intensive 3-week summer school program. STARTALK is held during the first three weeks of APS Summer School and is offered for rising 6-8 grade students.  For more information, visit the STARTALK section of the website by clicking the menu link on the left.
  • We had a successful Credit-by-Exam on November 7, 2017.  Students in levels IV and beyond will have an opportunity to test this spring in order to qualify for the Seal of Biliteracy.
  • Benefits of language learning
  • Secondary Curriculum Frameworks and Language Level Expectations
  • Seal of Biliteracy 

School Board Value:

“All APS students should be proficient in at least two languages upon graduation and should have access to world language proficiency programs regardless of school of attendance.” (adopted as part of the FLES matrix by the Board on December 16, 2010)



APS World Languages

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