• Diploma Seals

SUSD Fine Arts Diploma Seal

  • The following are required for a student to qualify for SUSD's Fine Arts Diploma Seal

    • A final GPA of 3.0 or 4.0 in each of the qualifying arts or career and technical education (CTE) courses.
    • 4 minimum credit requirements in one of the following ways:
      • A minimum of 4 credits in one artistic discipline: (dance, music, theatre, visual arts, or media arts) or;
      • 3 credits in one artistic discipline; and 1 credit in a qualifying creative industry, CTE credit  or separate discipline; or
      • 2 credits in one artistic discipline, and 2 credits in a qualifying creative industry, CTE course or separate artistic discipline.
    • 80 hours of arts related extracurricular activities
    • A student capstone project

    For more information regarding SUSD's Fine Arts Diploma Seal, please click here.

SUSD Seal of Biliteracy

  • For SUSD World Language students to qualify for the Seal of Biliteracy they must meet the following requirements:

    English Language Arts requirements:

    • Students must take 4 years of ELA courses 
    • Students must have an overall 2.0 GPA in ELA classes on a 4.0 scale
    • Pass AZMerit at Proficient or above

    If a student has a primary home language other than English,

    • The student shall obtain a score of proficiency on the AZELLA

    World Language proficiency requirement:

    • Students must meet cut scores listed below on one of the state-approved tests.
    Language & Category Test
    Spanish, French, and Russian 
    Category 1-3 Languages
    STAMP4s PS, IL, PW, IR: Intermediate Mid (5) 
    AP: Attain a score of 3 or higher (Must be taken before Sr. year to be recognized at graduation.)
    IB: Attain a score of 4 or higher for HL and 5 or higher for SL (Must be taken before Sr. year to be recognized at graduation.)
    Mandarin Chinese and Japanese
    Category IV Language

    STAMP4s PS, IL: Intermediate Mid (5)
    PW, IR: Intermediate Mid (4)
    AP: Attain a score of 3 or higher (Must be taken before Sr. year to be recognized at graduation.)
    IB: Attain a score of 4 or higher for HL and 5 or higher for SL
    (Must be taken before Sr. year to be recognized at graduation.)

    For more information regarding Arizona's Seal of Biliteracy, please click here.