Pt Beach students of Italian 3 will have an opportunity to take the Seal of Biliteracy Exam in Italian at the end of their junior year. Italian 4 students will take the exam in January or February of their senior year. Taking it in the junior year allows students to get a feel for what the test is like. It is a national exam, adopted by the state of New Jersey. It is not graded by Pt Beach staff. The fee is approximately $20.
There are four sections: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.
Pt Beach students have passed this exam higher than the national average in ALL four categories and ranks 50% higher than the national average in Speaking.
Links to practice exam for Biliteracy Seal in Italian: