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

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NAEP Report Card: Performance in Recent Assessments
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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  • 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 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

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