The Seal of Biliteracy is a high school credential granted by Missouri and other states that certifies proficiency in a language other than English. Seals are granted when students attain certain benchmarks on state-approved standardized assessments of language proficiency. To receive OTC language credits associated with their seals of biliteracy, students must submit to the Office of Admissions official score reports that document their scores on all subsections of the assessment taken. Ideally, these scores are listed on high school transcripts. When that is not the case, students must request that an official representative of their school submit their official score report directly to

OTC will grant credit for the ACTFL Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL) as indicated below:

AAPPL Equivalencies

OTC will grant credit for the Avant Standards-based Measure of Proficiency (STAMP 4S) as indicated below

STAMPS 4S Equivalencies

Last reviewed: 02/24/2020