World Languages

World Languages Department Mission Statement

To inspire our students to reach their highest potential as life-long learners in the 21st century global community through cultural understanding and authentic communication in the target language.



Local, State, and National Standards - Links to all pertinent ACTFL, AP(College Board), VDOE, PWCS sites

ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines
The American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language 2012 document outlining the national proficiency guidelines

ACTFL World Readiness Standards
The American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages readiness standards for language learning

AP Spanish Language and Culture released material
Link to College Board page of previous years' testing released materials

AP Spanish Language and Culture Student Home Page
College Board home page for students preparing to take the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam

PWCS World Languages webpage
Prince William County Schools World Language home page

VDOE Foreign Language Home Page
Virginia Department of Education home page (SOL documents found here)

PWCS World Language Curriculum and Pacing Guides
Direct link to the Prince William County World Languages Curriculum and Pacing Guides, including those that we offer at Patriot; American Sign Language (ASL), French, and Spanish

VDOE Foreign Languages SOL documents
Link to the Virginia Department of Education's Foreign Language Standards of Learning