German I Test-Out Procedures


Students who have NEVER BEEN ENROLLED in German I will be eligible to take the exam. Students interested in taking the German I Test-Out need to be in at least the eighth grade. Register online using the link below. Students will be required to bring their student ID with them to the exam. Students who pass this exam will be awarded 1 world language credit on their high school transcript. The results of the test-out will not affect their grade point average.

Winter Administration

Test Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 (tentatively)
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Churchill High School Computer Lab

Note: Please bring headphones.

REGISTRATION for the spring administration is now closed.


Test Components

The test is comprised of 85 multiple choice questions divided into two sections:

Section I assesses listening and viewing and is comprised of 40 items.

Section II assesses reading and is comprised of 45 items.

For a sample exam, please click here.

For material and concepts to be covered on the assessment, please visit National German Exam for High School Students webpage.  

Please feel free to visit the MDE website for more detailed information about the Michigan Merit Curriculum World Language High School Content Expectations.

Test Results

Students must score 80% or better in order to receive credit.

A letter will be sent to the parent/guardian indicating whether or not their student passed the test-out. Counselors will be informed via email by Matthew Miga.

German I Test Out Registration