Nevada Seal Programs


The Nevada State Seals recognize public high school graduates who have attained a high level of proficiency in multilingualism, civics, financial literacy, multilingualism STEAM, and STEM "Participating school districts with students eligible to receive a Seal, shall place a notation on a student's high school diploma and high school transcript indicating that the student has earned the seal."

    Seal of Biliteracy Information and Criteria

    • GPA: 2.00 (4.0 scale) ​
    • Demonstrate Proficiency in speaking, reading, writing, and listening on approved assessment​.
    • Course Requirements:  ​English Language Arts - 4 credits​.
    • Applies to seniors who took and passed an AP and/or IB exams during their 10th or 11th grade year.

      Seal of Civic Information and Criteria

      • GPA: 3.25 (4.0 scale) or 3.85 weighted​
      • Demonstrate Proficiency:​ Earn a score of 90% on Civics Exam  ​AND satisfactory score on citizenship​ rubric.
      • Application:​ Complete a service-learning project​
      • Course Requirements:  ​Social Studies - 3 Credits​
        • Including civics, criminal justice, contemporary problems, economics, financial literacy, geography, macroeconomics, microeconomics, US government, US history, and world history
      • Can retake the civic exam one time only.

        Seal of Financial Literacy Information and Criteria

        • GPA: 3.25 (4.0 scale) or 3.85 weighted​​
        • Demonstrate Proficiency - Meet one of the following​:
          • Earn a score of 85% on a Financial Literacy Assessment provided by the Nevada Department of Education ​
          • A grade of B or higher in a college level or dual credit course in financial literacy​
          • A score of gold or higher on the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate ​
            • Course Requirements:  ​Social Studies - 3 Credits​
          • Including algebra with personal finance, economics, financial literacy, life skills with financial literacy, macroeconomics, microeconomics, US Government, US History, World History
        • Can retake the NDE Financial Literacy Assessment one time only.
        • NDE Financial Literacy Assessment Open Window: March 15 - April 15.
        • School Counselor or District must register student for NDE Financial Literacy Assessment.

          Seal of STEAM Information and Criteria

          • GPA: 3.25 (4.0 scale) or 3.85 weighted​
          • Course Requirements:
            • Science - 3 credits​
            • Mathematics - 4 credits​
            • Fine Arts - 1 credit​
            • 1 credit - computer science, engineering, manufacturing, electronics, or CTE program of study in information & media technologies or skilled & technical sciences​
          • Meet any ONE of the following:
            • Score 3 or higher on AP Exam in science OR math​
            • Score 4 or higher on IB Exam in science OR math​
            • SAT Score: 650 or higher in science OR 530 or higher in math​
            • ACT Score:  23 or higher in science OR 22 or higher in math​
            • Grade of B or higher in college-level science OR mathematics course (dual enrollment)​
            • Gold or higher on ACT National Career Readiness Certificate​


            • black and white seal state of nevada with battleborn and biliteracy in middle below department of educationState of Nevada Biliteracy Seal Department of Education
            • State of Nevada Civics Seal - Will be released in April 2023
            • State of Nevada Financial Literacy
            • State of Nevada STEAM Seal
            • State of Nevada STEM Seal


            Jayne Malorni

            Nevada Seal Options Presentation

              Seal of Biliteracy Resources

              Seal of Civics Resources

              Seal of Financial Literacy Resources


              Jaci McCune

                Seal of STEAM Resources

                Resources coming

                  Seal of STEM Resources

                  Resources coming