​HOW DID U.S. STUDENTS PERFORM ON THE MOST RECENT 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:
  • DATA NOT AVAILABLE
  • ROUNDS TO ZERO
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 Trend Results in Economics
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The Nation's Report Card

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

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Results of the 2019 NAEP Science Assessment at Grades 4, 8, and 12

Have students made progress since 2015?

  • Lower average score at grade 4
  • No significant score change at grade 8
  • No significant score change at grade 12
Science Highlights

Download a summary of results.

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Use the new Take NAEP Now tool to administer released digitally based math and reading assessments to your students. Receive results as soon as your students finish testing.

National Indian Education Study 2019

The 2019 National Indian Education Study provides an in-depth look at findings focused on AI/AN culture and language. It also provides achievement results for AI/AN students at grades 4 and 8 on the NAEP reading and mathematics assessments—for the nation as well as for those states with relatively large proportions of AI/AN students.

Results of the 2019 NAEP Mathematics and Reading Assessments at Grade 12

Mathematics Highlights Reading Highlights

Download a summary of results.

Read the press release.

Upcoming Reports

  • 2020 Long-Term Trend Mathematics and Reading Report Card at Ages 9 & 13

Response Process Data From the 2017 NAEP Grade 8 Mathematics Assessment

Response process data are generated from students’ interactions with a digitally based assessment. This report describes the contents of the first-ever response process dataset from NAEP that are now available for secondary analysis.

NAEP Validity Studies Panel Responses to the Reanalysis of TUDA Mathematics Scores

This report explores the consequences of differences in mathematics content emphasis between NAEP and selected state assessments for estimating score means for TUDAs.

NAEP Tools — Dig Deeper Into The NAEP Results

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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

Results of the 2019 mathematics and reading assessments

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
Survey Questionnaires Results

Explore survey questionnaire results from the NAEP 2015 assessments in the following three reports: