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naep2014NAEP 2014

​​In 2014, the NAEP program administered assessments in civics, geography, U.S. history, and technology and engineering literacy​ ​(TEL) at grade 8. Selected students participated in only one subject. Results will be available at the national level only.

​​The TEL assessment was operational for the first time. TEL was conducted at grade 8 on computers provided by NAEP representatives. TEL measures students' capacity to use, understand, and evaluate technology, as well as to understand technological principles and strategies needed to develop solutions and achieve goals. The results will be released at the national level. See more information and resources for the TEL assessment, including an overview video, tutorial, and framework.

The NAEP program also administered national science pilots at grades 4, 8, and 12 in two formats: the traditional paper-and-pencil assessment, and hands-on tasks (HOTs). Students took the science pilot in only one format. Results from the pilots will not be released; however, information collected from the pilots is used to prepare for future NAEP assessments. See the complete library of released science HOTs.​

During the 2014–2015 school year, NCES will be recruiting for, administering, and releasing the results of national and international assessments, as well as other longitudinal studies; take a look at the schedule for NAEP and other NCES assessment activities PDF File (288 KB).

naep2013NAEP 2013

In 2013, from January 28 to March 8, the NAEP program administered assessments in mathematics and reading. Results for the nation will be reported at grades 4, 8, and 12.  Results for all states will be reported for grades 4 and 8. Thirteen states will receive state-level results for grade 12 PDF File (271 KB).

In addition, some schools and students were selected to participate in the NAEP Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) in mathematics and reading, the technology and engineering literacy (TEL) pilot, or other special studies.

Also in 2013, a special NAEP/PISA linking study was conducted in a limited number of states. The study establishes a link between NAEP and the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), in addition to investigating student growth across grade levels in NAEP mathematics. In the participating states, high schools that were already selected for NAEP had additional samples of students in grades 9, 10, and 11 take the NAEP mathematics assessment.

naep2012NAEP 2011–2012

During the 2011-2012 school year, NAEP assessed the performance of students at ages 9, 13, and 17 in mathematics and reading as part of the NAEP long-term trend assessment.

In addition to the long-term trend assessments, grade 12 students were assessed in economics, and grade 4 students participated in a pilot study of the computer-based writing assessment.

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recent_naep_reportsrecent_naep_reportsRecent NAEP Reports

Date Released Publication
May 7, 2014

 The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics and Reading Grade 12 2013​ ​ The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics and Reading Grade 12 2013​


December 18, 2013  The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics and Reading TUDA 2013​

 The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics and Reading TUDA 2013​ ​

November 7, 2013  The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics and Reading 2013​

 The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics and Reading 2013​ ​

October 24, 2013

Explore U.S. States in a Global Context: Results from the 2011 NAEP-TIMSS Linking Study​​ Explore U.S. States in a Global Context: Results from the 2011 NAEP-TIMSS Linking Study​​

June 27, 2013

The Nation's Report Card: Algebra I and Geometry Curricula The Nation's Report Card: Trends in Academic Progress 2012 

April 24, 2013

The Nation's Report Card: Algebra I and Geometry Curricula The Nation's Report Card: Economics 2012 

March 12, 2013

The Nation's Report Card: Algebra I and Geometry Curricula The Nation's Report Card: Algebra I and Geometry Curricula 

February 21, 2013

The Nation's Report Card: Mega-States The Nation's Report Card: Mega-States

November 29, 2012

The Nation's Report Card: Vocabulary Results from the 2009 and 2011 NAEP Reading Assessments The Nation's Report Card: Vocabulary Results from the 2009 and 2011 NAEP Reading Assessments 

September 14, 2012

The Nation's Report Card: Writing 2011 The Nation's Report Card: Writing 2011 

July 3, 2012

The Nation's Report Card: National Indian Education Study 2011The Nation's Report Card: National Indian Education Study 2011 

June 19, 2012

The Nation's Report Card: Science in ActionThe Nation's Report Card: Science in Action 

May 10, 2012

The Nation's Report Card: Science 2011The Nation's Report Card: Science 2011 

The Nation's Report Card: Science 2011 Snapshot Reports
December 7, 2011

The Nation's Report Card: Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) Mathematics 2011The Nation's Report Card: Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) Mathematics 2011 

The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2011 District Snapshot Reports

December 7, 2011

The Nation's Report Card: Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) Reading 2011The Nation's Report Card: Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) Reading 2011

The Nation's Report Card: Reading 2011 District Snapshot Reports 

November 1, 2011

The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2011The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2011

The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2011 State Snapshot Reports for Grade 4 

The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2011 State Snapshot Reports for Grade 8 

The Nation's Report Card: Findings in Brief Reading and Mathematics 2011 

November 1, 2011

The Nation's Report Card: Reading 2011The Nation's Report Card: Reading 2011 

The Nation's Report Card: Reading 2011 State Snapshot Reports for Grade 4 

The Nation's Report Card: Reading 2011 State Snapshot Reports for Grade 8 

September 29, 2011

Measuring the Status and Change in NAEP Inclusion Rates of Students with Disabilities: 2007-2009 Measuring the Status and Change in NAEP Inclusion Rates of Students with Disabilities: 2007-2009 

August 10, 2011

Mapping State Proficiency Standards Onto NAEP Scales: Variation and Change in State Standards for Reading and Mathematics, 2005-2009Mapping State Proficiency Standards Onto NAEP Scales: Variation and Change in State Standards for Reading and Mathematics, 2005-2009 

July 19, 2011

The Nation's Report Card: Geography 2010The Nation's Report Card: Geography 2010 

June 23, 2011

Achievement Gaps: How Hispanic and White Students in Public Schools Perform in Mathematics and Reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)Achievement Gaps: How Hispanic and White Students in Public Schools Perform in Mathematics and Reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 

Highlights from the Hispanic-White Achievement Gaps Report
June 14, 2011

The Nation's Report Card: U.S. History 2010The Nation's Report Card: U.S. History 2010 

May 4, 2011

The Nation's Report Card: Civics 2010The Nation's Report Card: Civics 2010

April 13, 2011

America's High School Graduates: Results of the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript StudyAmerica's High School Graduates: Results of the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study 

February 24, 2011

The Nation's Report Card: Science 2009 Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA)The Nation's Report Card: Science 2009 Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA)

The Nation's Report Card: Science 2009 TUDA District Snapshot Reports 
January 25, 2011

The Nation's Report Card: Science 2009The Nation's Report Card: Science 2009 

The Nation's Report Card: Science 2009 State Snapshot Reports
November 18, 2010

The Nation's Report Card: Grade 12 Reading and Mathematics National and Pilot State ResultsThe Nation's Report Card: Grade 12 Reading and Mathematics National and Pilot State Results

The Nation's Report Card: Grade 12 Reading and Mathematics State Snapshot Reports


For additional NAEP-related reports, browse the publications database.

 

recent_infoRecent NAEP Informational Brochures 

Date Released Publication
March 26, 2014

Visión General de NAEP (Spanish language version of An Overview of NAEP

Visión General de NAEP​ (Spanish language version of An Overview of NAEP)

 

August 15, 2013

Overview of NAEPOverview of NAEP (Spanish language version published as Visión General de NAEP)

 

June 19, 2012

What Every Parent Should Know About NAEPWhat Every Parent Should Know About NAEP

 

September 29, 2011 NAEP 2009: Year in ReviewNAEP 2009: Year in Review 
September 29, 2011

The 2009 High School Transcript Study User's GuideThe 2009 High School Transcript Study User's Guide 

August 31, 2011

NAEP-TIMSS Linking Study BrochureNAEP-TIMSS Linking Study Brochure 

July 1, 2011

The NAEP PrimerThe NAEP Primer 

September 7, 2010

National Indian Education Study 2011 brochureNational Indian Education Study 2011 brochure 

August 3, 2010

An Introduction to NAEP brochureAn Introduction to NAEP 

June 4, 2010

NAEP Writing Computer-Based Assessment brochure coverNAEP Writing Computer-Based Assessment (a tri-fold brochure for the 2011 assessment)

January 25, 2010

Vision General de NAEPVisión General de NAEP (Spanish language version of An Overview of NAEP)

July 14, 2009

An Overview of NAEPAn Overview of NAEP (Spanish language version published as Visión General de NAEP)

June 1, 2009

An Overview of Technical Procedures for the NAEP AssessmentAn Overview of Technical Procedures for the NAEP Assessment

April 3, 2009

The Nation's Report Card: 2007 At a GlanceThe Nation's Report Card: 2007 At a Glance


For additional NAEP-related brochures, browse the publications database.​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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