For Students

Preparing for the Assessment

Parents and students should review the following resources to understand what is expected on the test.

  1. Sample Tests
  2. All About STAMP (PDF)
  3. Video Tutorials
  4. Writing Examples
  5. Rules for Taking the Test
  6. STAMP FAQs
  7. STAMP for Latin FAQs
  8. Headset Guide
  9. Character Box Information
  10. Virtual Keyboard Instructions

Assessment Results

Assessment results will be delivered to your school.

The following resources are provided to help students understand the test results and learn how to improve their skills. 

  1. Benchmarks & Rubric Guide
  2. Power Up Guide
  3. Can Do Statements

Keyboard Information

Test takers will type in the testing language for this assessment.

Character Box Languages: 

The tests for the following languages will include a character box where the appropriate symbols and accented letters are included and can be clicked. No additional action is required to set up a virtual keyboard for these languages.

Cabo Verdean, Chin (Hakha), Chuukese, Czech, Filipino (Tagalog), French, German, Haitian Creole, Hawaiian, Hmong, Marshallese, Ilocano, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Samoan, Somali Maay Maay, Somali Maxaa, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish, Yoruba, Yup’ik, Zomi

Virtual Keyboard Languages: 

The tests for these languages will require a virtual keyboard for typing in the testing language. The keyboard for these languages will need to be set up on the FCPS-issued Chromebook before students can take the test.

Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Chinese (Mandarin) Simplified & Traditional, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Marathi, Russian, Tamil, Telugu, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

For Test Proctors

Technology Guides

Before the assessment, review these guides and complete the technology preparation steps.

  1. Technology Guide
  2. Headset Guide
  3. Writing Input Guide / Keyboard Installs

Preparing for the Assessment

Testing coordinators and teachers must review the following resources to help students understand what is expected on the test no less than two weeks prior to the assessment start date.

  1. Sample Tests
  2. All About STAMP (PDF)
  3. Video Tutorials
  4. Writing Examples
  5. Rules for Taking an Avant Test
  6. Test Security and Integrity
  7. Accommodations
  8. Proctoring Guide

Seal of Biliteracy

Students may meet the world languages criteria toward the Virginia Department of Education’s (VDOE) Seal of Biliteracy through this assessment.

Learn more at the VDOE Seal of Biliteracy website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please refer to the following resources to learn more about the assessment.

  1. STAMP Frequently Asked Questions

Support

Our client support specialists are available for immediate testing support and can be reached via email or phone.

Email: support@avantassessment.com

Support Hours (Summer):
Mon-Fri 6:00am – 4:00pm
Pacific Time (UTC/GMT -8)

Support Phone:
Toll Free (US): (888) 713-7887
International: +1 (541) 607-4401

Mon-Fri 8:00am – 7:00pm Eastern Time

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