The Hellenic American Academy is formally accredited as the midwest region examination center for the Exams of Attainment in Greek Language, Ellinomatheia Exams, by the Greek Ministry of Culture, Education, and Religious Affairs and The Center for the Greek Language.
All of the Greek programs at the Hellenic American Academy - Day, Evening and Saturday - prepare students to participate in the examination for the Certificate of Attainment in Greek, Ellinomatheia Certificate, the only official title of proficiency in Modern Greek valid worldwide.
Illinois and 10 more states recognize the Level B1 and all higher levels of Ellinomatheia Certificates as proof of language proficiency in Modern Greek. As a result, our students can submit the (translated) B1 Certificate to their high school to be awarded the prestigious Seal of Biliteracy at graduation.
The official examination center for the Ellinomatheia Exams in Illinois is:
Hellenic American Academy
445 Pine Street
Deerfield, IL 60015
The Application Period is from
February 1st to March 20th, 2022.
We highly encourage candidates to apply online. See the link below.
The Exams will take place on:
An email will follow after the end of the registration period with details regarding policies and the duration of the exam per level.
Students will receive a letter of participation in the Ellinomatheia Exams so that they will not be considered absent from their regular scheduled classes.
For more information, please contact Ms. Maria Tassi, Ellinomatheia Exams Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org