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Top stories in NAEP Mathematics 2011

National: Fourth- and eighth-graders score higher in mathematics than in any of the previous assessment years.

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State: Students in D.C., Hawaii, New Mexico, and Rhode Island make gains since 2009 at both grades.

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District: At both grades, students in Atlanta score higher in 2011 than in 2009.

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Dig deeper into the Mathematics results

To investigate the relationship between students’ achievement and various contextual factors, NAEP collects information from teachers about their background, education, and training. One of the questions on the teacher questionnaires for grade 4 and grade 8 asked them to indicate the highest degree that they held. Explore this contextual factor by navigating through the slides below for the nation, states, and the districts participating in the Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA).


Explore these results further.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), various years, 2005-2011 Mathematics Assessments.

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View State and District Snapshots

NCES provides a customized summary report for each state, district, or jurisdiction that participates in the NAEP assessments.

Select a state/jurisdiction and grade to view a State Snapshot report.

Select an urban district and grade to view a District Snapshot report.

View the Mathematics Framework

The Mathematics Framework serves as the blueprint for the assessment, describing the specific mathematics skills that should be assessed.

For more information, download the Mathematics Framework for the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress.