About the Exam
The American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) National German Exam (NGE) is administered each year to nearly 22,000 high school students in the second, third and fourth level of German. The exam is designed to provide individual learners and teachers diagnostic feedback, reward students through an extensive prize program, and create a sense of accomplishment in German learning.
IAM students have a tradition of scoring well on the AATG exam, and an IAM student has even won an all expenses paid exchange trip to Germany through the NGE competition. This year our students placed at the top in our region and nationally! 26 students (across all three levels) were award the prestigious Goldurkunde for scoring in the 90th percentile or higher. Additionally, 15 students achieved the Silberurkunde for scoring in the 80th percentile or higher, and 14 students received the Bronzeurkunde for scoring in the 70th percentile or higher.
The National German Honor Roll
These 55 IAM students are all listed on the 2014-2015 AATG National German Honor Roll, and collectively make up over 85 percent of all students enrolled in German 2-IB 2 (the levels tested) at the IAM! Overall, this is an outstanding accomplishment for our German department and students!