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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

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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


Stacie Arancibia

Events and Community Engagement
(209) 381-5910

Patty Espinoza

Staff Secretary
(209) 381-6608