​HOW DID U.S. STUDENTS PERFORM ON THE MOST RECENT ASSESSMENTS?

Select a jurisdiction and a result to see how students performed on the latest NAEP assessments.
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PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS AT OR ABOVE NAEP Proficient
Grade 4​ ​Grade 8 ​Grade 12
Arts: Music
Arts: Visual Arts
Civics
Economics
Geography
​Mathematics
Reading
Science
Technology & Engineering Literacy
U.S. History
Writing
KEY:
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KEY:
  • INCREASE
  • DECREASE
  • NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE
  • DATA NOT AVAILABLE

NOTE: DoDEA = Department of Defense Education Activity (overseas and domestic schools). Year shown with achievement-level results is the most recent assessment year in that grade and subject combination. Not all assessments are administered at all grades. For more information on each subject, click on the report of interest in the menu at​ the top of this page under the report tab.​​​ Base year indicates the first assessment year in that grade and subject combination.

Most Recent Results in Arts: Music
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Most Recent Results in Arts: Visual Arts
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Most Recent Results in Economics
Most Recent Results in Technology & Engineering Literacy
Most Recent Results in Arts: Music
Most Recent Results in Arts: Visual Arts
Most Recent Trend Results in Economics
Most Recent Trend Results in Technology & Engineering Literacy

The Nation's Report Card

is the largest ongoing assessment of what U.S. students know and can do.

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NEW!

Results of the 2019 mathematics and reading assessments are now available!

Have students made progress since 2017?

  • Higher average score in grade 4 mathematics
  • Lower average score in grade 8 mathematics
  • Lower average reading scores at both grades
NEW!

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National Indian Education Study: A Closer Look

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The latest NIES report takes a closer look at how American Indian/Alaska Native students see themselves in terms of their Native languages and culture. This companion to the 2015 NIES report also discusses student engagement at school and expectations for the future.

Upcoming Reports

  • 2018 Civics, Geography, and U.S. History
  • 2019 Mathematics and Reading Report Cards at Grade 12

Public, Private, and Charter Schools Dashboard now available

Explore the latest national results in all NAEP subjects for students attending public, charter, private, and Catholic schools. Results also include percentages of student groups and students' educational experiences by the type of school they attend.

NAEP Tools — Dig Deeper Into The NAEP Results

Find key data about your state.

State Profiles

Explore reports for districts that participate in the Trial Urban District Assessments (TUDA).

District Profiles

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Item Maps

Explore thousands of released questions from the NAEP assessments, and see actual scoring guides, student responses, and scoring commentary.

Questions Tool
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Results from the NAEP Technology & Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment

TEL was a fully digitally based assessment that asked students to solve real-world technology and engineering problems.

See Highlights from the 2018 TEL Report Card.

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