​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.
Click on the to see the most recent reports in each subject.

PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS AT OR ABOVE 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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  • 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.

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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The Nation's Report Card

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

Survey Questionnaire Results: Student Views is now available

This report examines students’ views of mathematics, reading, and science at grades 4, 8, and 12 using survey data from the 2015 NAEP assessments.

  • At the national level, more than one-quarter of grade 4 and 8 public school students reported having more positive views of mathematics, reading, and science.
  • Students’ views of these subjects are varied across states and jurisdictions and across large urban districts.
Explore the NAEP Mathematics and Reading Report Cards for in-depth results.

Key findings for mathematics and reading are available in the NAEP Highlights.

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National Indian Education Study 2015: A Closer Look
The latest NIES report explores how American Indian/Alaska Native students see themselves in terms of their Native languages and culture, as well as their engagement at school and expectations for the future.
NAEP in 2018

Eighth-graders across the nation took assessments in:

  • Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL)
  • Civics, Geography, and U.S. History

See results of the previous TEL, civics, geography, and U.S. history assessments or try an interactive TEL task.

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Going Digital: The Future Of NAEP Assessments

NAEP is evolving to address the changing educational landscape by moving to digitally based assessments. To learn more, watch this informative video, see NAEP digitally based tutorials for mathematics, reading, writing, and more.

Explore NAEP's transition to digitally based assessments (DBA), access frequently asked questions, see informative videos, and more.

Improved NAEP Data Explorer
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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

See which questions students are likely to be able to answer correctly at each achievement level.

Item Maps
National Indian Education Study (NIES): 2015

Take a closer look at the condition of education for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in the United States. View the full report.

In the 2015 NIES Report, 69 percent of AI/AN students at grade 4 reported having a computer in the home compared to 83 percent of fourth-graders nationally. At grade eight, 75 percent of AI/AN students reported having a computer in the home compared to 88 percent of eighth-graders nationally.
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Learn how NAEP selects schools and students for NAEP assessments.