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In accordance with guidelines set forth by the Georgia Department of Education (SBOE Rule 160-4-9-.05), The GLOBE Academy can accept students for enrollment in 2nd through 5th grade who meet proficiency standards in Spanish, French, or Mandarin Chinese (simplified) through the STAMP language assessment.

Required Scores

Students interested in admission for 2nd and 3rd grade for the 2021-2022 school year must first take the STAMP 4SE assessment and meet language proficiency standards before applying. This ensures that your student has enough proficiency in the target language to be successful in our language immersion program. Below are the required scores for each grade level.

Grade Applied For

STAMP Score Required (Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing)

2nd Grade

2 or above in Listening and 2 or above in one other section

3rd Grade

2 or above in 3 out of the 4 sections

4th Grade

3 or above in 3 out of the 4 sections

5th Grade

4 or above in 3 out of the 4 sections

6th Grade

(for consideration for the accelerated track after the lottery takes place)

 
5 on at least 3 of the 4 sections
You can read more about the STAMP 4SE test, find a description of the score levels, and take a sample test on the Avant Testing website.

The STAMP test will be administered virtually by GLOBE’s  language immersion coordinator and is free of charge. Results of the STAMP assessment are final and the assessment cannot be repeated for the current school year’s application.  

After scores are received, eligible students can apply for admission. Eligible 2nd and 3rd grade applicants who complete the assessment on or before February 10 will be included in our lottery. This is highly recommended for students who also have siblings applying for the Kindergarten, 1st or 6th grade lotteries. 

Students who would like to be considered for 4th or 5th grade, should enter the lottery during open enrollment. GLOBE will contact you directly should a STAMP assessment need to be taken.

Contact Meg Brown, Admissions director, at megan.brown@theglobeacademy.net for more information. Click here to schedule a STAMP assessment. The deadline to register for a STAMP assessment is February 8, 2021. We cannot provide additional dates after the registration timeline for STAMP is closed.

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