Testing and Awards Program

German National Achievement Testing/Awards
Students in German II, German III and AP German can participate in the German National Achievement Testing and Awards Program sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German.

*The German Program has received yearly commendations due to the high scores of its students on these national exams.

*During 2011-2012 33% of the German students at Big Walnut scored in the 90th percentile and above!!

*20% of our students over the past 20 years have scored in the 90th percentile or above.

*41% of our students over the past 20 years have scored in the 80th percentile or above.

Click here for more information about these national tests.

Advanced Placement German and College Credit

Big Walnut's Grading Policy for AP German
Grades for Advanced Placement German (AP) are weighted differently  with regards to grade point average.  Students who earn an 'A' in AP German earn 5 points towards their overall GPA. Students who earn a 'B' earn 4 points towards thier overall GPA.

National Test for Advanced Placement German
Students who take AP German take a national test at the end of the year.   Scores on the AP test range from 1-5 with 5 being the highest score. 
Colleges and universities deal with AP scores differently.  Some colleges and universities look at a student's AP score in conjunction with the institution's German placement test in order to determine how much credit and or advanced placement students will receive.  Many colleges and universities grant credit or advanced placement for scores of '3' or higher.

Click here to see how the college or university of your choice grants credit or advanced placement with regards to AP scores.