​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
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KEY:
  • INCREASE
  • DECREASE
  • NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE
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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.

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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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National Indian Education Study: A Closer Look is now available

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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.

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Results from the NAEP Technology & Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment are here!

Andromeda Galaxy

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

Results from the assessment at grade 8 show that

  • students scored higher in 2018 than in 2014,
  • middle- and higher-performing students scored higher than in 2014, and
  • female students continued to score higher than their male peers.

See Highlights from the 2018 TEL Report Card.

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.

Upcoming Reports

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2017 Digitally Based Assessments

Experience the mathematics and reading assessments as students did.

Mathematics Grade 4 Grade 8 Reading Grade 4 Grade 8

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Explore the 2017 Reading Time-Lapse Video

Digitally based assessments enable NAEP to report on actions students took to answer questions. See time-lapse visualizations of how students spent the assessment time while reading passages and responding to questions during the 2017 reading assessment.

Image of a time-lapse visualization from the NAEP 2017 Reading Report Card showing how students spent their time reading and responding to a story. Four pages are listed horizontally at the top of the image and each page has a cluster of blue dots beneath it, with the largest cluster beneath page two. At the bottom of the image, the numbers one through ten are listed horizontally, which represent the ten questions students answered during this particular portion of the assessment. There are a few blue dots clustered around numbers one through six and also number 8, but none around numbers seven, nine, and ten. The blue dots represent 600 randomly selected students who took the 2017 reading assessment.

Survey Questionnaire Results: Students’ Computer Access and Use now available

This report examines fourth-, eighth-, and twelfth-grade students’ access to computers and their use of computers for classroom learning using survey data from the NAEP 2015 mathematics and reading assessments.

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