Merced County Office of Education

 Seal of Biliteracy

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Wha​t is the purpose of the Seal of Biliteracy?​

The Seal of Biliteracy, approved through Assembly Bill 815 in 2011, is an award given for attained proficiency in English and at least one other world language by high school graduation. Appearing on the transcript of the graduating senior, the Seal of Biliteracy is a verification of linguistic proficiencies.

CA ​State Seal of Biliteracy (SSB)​ 


Merced County Seal of Biliteracy


MCOE Contact Information:
Stacie A​rancibia​
Events and Community Engagement

Phone: (209) 381-5910
Fax: (209) 381-6774 or

Patty Espinoza​ 
Staff Secretary
Phone: (209 ) 381-6608

Mailing Address:

MCOE - Seal of Biliteracy
632 West 13th Street
Merced, CA 95341

Physical Address:

MCOE - Downtown PDC
1715 Canal Street
Merced, CA 95340

Office Hours: M-F 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Closed for Lunch: 12 PM - 1 PM



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