Databases & Directories

The Center for Applied Linguistics provides online access to the following databases and directories.

Directory of Foreign Language Immersion Programs in U.S. Schools

This directory includes 448 schools in 37 states and the District of Columbia that teach all or part of their curriculum through a second language. Contact information, number of students and teachers, and other information is provided for each school. Twenty-two foreign languages are represented.

Foreign Language Assessment Directory

The Foreign Language Assessment Directory (FLAD) is a free, searchable directory of information on more than 200 tests in over 90 languages. The FLAD serves as a starting point for teachers and educators to search for foreign language assessments. CAL has developed an online tutorial to serve as a companion resource to the FLAD, Understanding Assessment: A Guide for Foreign Language Educators. 

Heritage Language Programs Database

CAL is compiling database of heritage language programs across the United States. Profiles of community-based, K–12, and higher education programs are available on our Heritage Languages website.

Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Programs in the U.S.

This searchable database contains profiles of 248 two-way immersion programs in 23 states and the District of Columbia. Each profile includes information such as program size, program location, program design, student demographics, and the non-English language used.