The TOEFL Junior® Speaking test is scored by ETS-trained human raters. Please refer to the following scoring guide for a better understanding of the scoring methodology:
The table below shows the TOEFL Junior Speaking test scores, descriptors and Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) levels.
|Score Range||Performance Descriptors — These descriptions represent performance in middle schools that use English for instruction. A typical student at this level can:||CEFR Level|
|14–16||almost always produce vocabulary and grammar that is accurate, varied and effective, and always understandable to listeners||B2|
|11–13||usually produce vocabulary and grammar that is accurate and effective, and speech that is usually understandable to listeners||B1|
|8–10||produce speech that is at times understandable to listeners||A2|
|Below 8||Produce basic vocabulary and simple grammatical structures||Below A2|
The TOEFL Junior Speaking test score report provides a score range from 0–16. These scores are linked to the scoring guide used to score Speaking tasks to help teachers, students and parents better understand the meaning of the scores. The test scores are accompanied by performance descriptors.
TOEFL Junior Speaking Test Certificate of Achievement
In addition to a score report, the TOEFL Junior program also offers certificates of achievement based on scores and CEFR levels that you can award to your students. It's one way to provide students and parents with a sense of accomplishment.