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Interpret TOEFL® Scores

There is a score range for each skill measured on the TOEFL iBT® test. Each skill has 3 or 4 proficiency levels. For more information, see the Performance Feedback Brochure.

SkillScore RangeLevel*
Reading 0–30 Low (0–14)
Intermediate (15–21)
High (22–30)
Listening 0–30 Low (0–14)
Intermediate (15–21)
High (22–30)
Speaking 0–4 points converted to 0–30 score scale Weak (0–9)
Limited (10–17)
Fair (18–25)
Good (26–30)
Writing 0–5 points converted to 0–30 score scale Limited (1–16)
Fair (17–23)
Good (24–30)
Total Score 0–120  

* Data taken from test taker score reports.