Credits for Foreign Language /
Languages Other Than English

Credentialing through Exams
AP Exams

AP SCORES CONVERSION FOR CREDIT

Score

Level Awarded

5

1, 2, 3, & 4

4

1, 2, & 3

3

1 & 2

2

None

1

None

0

None

AAPPL and ALIRA Exams
  • LISD offers the AAPPL and ALIRA exam for acceleration two times during the school year.
  • Students may register through their counselor for these exams.
  • The exam is paid for by the district one time, if taken during available windows. Retesting is at the parent's expense of $20 for each retest. Link to Retest Payment
*** See ACTFL Exams
Credit by Exam/ Exams for Acceleration
  • Foreign Language credit by exam is also offered through University of Texas and Texas Tech.
  • Exam is available in: French, German, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.
  • Student must receive a grade of 80 to receive credit through this exam. Student may receive a 70 if taking exam for credit recovery and not original credit.
  • If taking UT or Texas Tech exams, the parent/guardian is responsible for setting up exam and is also responsible for the cost.
SAT Subject Tests are not accepted for credit.
Transfer Credits
Automatically accepted credits:
  • Transfer credits from any Texas school district, including languages not offered in LISD
  • Transfer credits from any accredited school in US

Automatically not accepted: