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World Languages

INCOMING PLACEMENTS TESTING  DATES

INCOMING students (students NEW to CdM) who are trying to place into a level 2 class or higher in Spanish or French, or for current CdM students not currently enrolled in a language, who are looking to begin a course of study above Level 1. Languages Placement Testing will be given on Tuesday, May 28th from 1:30-3:30pm. Students should come to the Main HS office.  They will wait to be taken over to the testing location as a group. Testing starts at 2:00pm. Lasts 45 min - 1 hour.  For ASL students unsure about placement, they can contact Tammy Owney directly.

Please bring a #2 pencil. (NO TEST NECESSARY FOR LEVEL 1 courses.)  Please contact Ms. Ramirez at earamirez@nmusd.us to let us know you will be attending, what level you are testing into, or if you have any questions!

4 YEAR PROGRAM

 For students starting their Language in 9th Grade

   

 

Spanish

Mandarin

French

ASL

 

9th

Span 1

Mand 1

French 1

ASL 1

 

10th

Span 2

Mand 2

French 2

ASL 2

 

11th

Span 3

Mand 3

French 3

ASL 3

 

12th

Span 4 or AP

Mand AP

French AP

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5 YEAR PROGRAM

For students starting their Language in Middle School

 

Spanish

Mandarin

French

ASL

9th

Span 2

Mand 2

French 2

ASL 2

10th

Span 3

Mand 3

French 3

ASL 3

11th

Span 4 or AP

Mand AP

French AP

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12th

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US & CSU REQUIREMENTS

  • C or better to count
  • “Consecutive” language. Highest level completed in High school counts.
  • 2 years required
  • (3 years recommended)
  • On-line courses NOT recommended, provide no verbal practice (required for upper levels, and AP test)

  All languages and courses meet the UC/CSU entrance requirements.

OUR PROGRAM

All CdM high school students can enroll in a language course beginning freshman year. No prerequisites required for entry into a level 1 high school language course.

CdM offers a full course of study for the following languages:

  • Spanish
  • French
  • American Sign Language