Student Achievement

Congratulations on 2017 AATG ( American Association of Teachers of German) Exam! (The American Association of Teachers of German supports the teaching of the German language and German-speaking cultures in elementary, secondary and post-secondary education in the United States)

We are very proud on all of our students!
These are the German School campus results:

  • AATG 1 Bronze  – 1
  • AATG 1 Silver     – 3
  • AATG 1 Gold       – 7
  • AATG 3 Silver     – 1
  • AATG 3 Gold       – 1
  • AATG 4 Gold       – 2


26235 AATG Level 1,2,3,4 Exams in 2017.
8,428 students received medals for their outstanding performance on the 2017 National German Exam. AATG honored 3,331 students with Gold Medals. 2,571 students received Silver Medals and 2,526 students were awarded Bronze Medals.

On behalf of the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of German, I would like to commend the excellence of our 2017 National German Exam Gold, Silver, and Bronze Award Winners.

The outstanding performance of these German learners in our national competition brings honor to their school, their district, and their German program. The AATG salutes the tremendous work of these students and their dedicated teachers.

We wish our Award Winners continued success in German!
Hal Boland, President

National German Exam for High School Students AATG

The National German Exam is administered each year to nearly 22,000 high school students in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th level of German. The Exam, now in its 56th year, provides individual diagnostic feedback, rewards students through an extensive prize program, and creates a sense of accomplishment.

Each Exam is comprised of 100 questions. Question types include multiple choice, matching, and true/false. The Exam is comprised of two parts. The listening and viewing portion is 40 minutes in length and consists of a series of short audio and video segments with a total of 50 questions and tasks. The reading portion is 45 minutes in length and consists of a number of print texts, including graphs and images with a total of 50 questions and tasks. All materials used in the exam are from authentic resources. The Exam will NOT include any text completion questions.

How Results are Reported. National German Exam results provide a means of comparing students in all regions of the country. The results also serve as a diagnostic tool to inform curricular decisions.
Teachers receive printable Results reports, detailed Skills reports, along with printable individual student reports. The Results Report includes student raw scores as well as their Percentile rankings, which indicate the performance of an individual student in comparison to all students who took the National German Exam across the US. The achievement level for each student’s performance and whether or not they qualify for the Study Trip Award are also included.

The Skills Report provides information on how students performed on specific question types, such as identifying main ideas, comprehending idiomatic expressions, and making inferences. This report is provided to help teachers better understand where their students did well and where students may need more instruction.

We teach German in the best way for each child to reach their fullest potential

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