Avant’s proficiency tests are used across the world to measure student learning outcomes, illustrate program quality, and create a path to the Seal of Biliteracy. All Avant proficiency tests are aligned to the ACTFL Proficiency Scale.
AGE: Grades 2-6, Grades 7-Higher Ed & Adult
SKILLS: Reading, Writing, Listening, & Speaking
Arabic, Cantonese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Simplified & Traditional), Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish
AGE: Grades 7-Adult
SKILLS: Writing & Speaking
Amharic, Armenian, Chin, Czech, English, Filipino (Tagalog), Haitian-Creole, Hmong, Ilocano, Samoan, Somali Maay Maay, Somali Maxaa, Tamil, Telugu, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yup'ik
Why a Proficiency Test?
award the Seal of Biliteracy
Hundreds of districts use Avant’s proficiency tests to qualify students for the state and Global Seal of Biliteracy awards.
Measure STUDENT Growth
Avant’s tests are especially effective at measuring incremental student growth through highly accurate scoring of speaking and writing, and scaled scores for listening and reading.
illustrate Program Quality
Avant’s accurate data and detailed, easy-to-use reporting allows supervisors to identify program strengths and weaknesses and make improvements in training or curriculum to improve student outcomes.
Avant’s online placement tests make placing students in the correct language courses quick, easy, and accurate. By placing students in the proper classrooms students are more likely to be successful.
AGE: Grades 6-Adult
SKILLS: Reading, Contextualized Grammar, Writing, & Speaking
Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin (Simplified & Traditional), Spanish
Why a Placement Test?
Avant’s placement tests are web-based and provide suggested placement levels to make your decision easy, accurate, and quick.
improve student outcomes
Accurate course placement and detailed reporting ensure students are set up to succeed.
PLACE WITH confidence
Say goodbye to difficult placement decisions and hello to feeling confident about placing students in proper language courses.