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NAEP Assesses Mathematics

The results of the NAEP mathematics assessment present a broad view of what our nation's students know and can do in mathematics. Every two years, students at grades 4, 8, and 12 are assessed in mathematics. The 2013 grade 12 mathematics report is the most recently released mathematics report. Links to the results are below. Find out more about the assessment and its framework. More information ...

Mathematics Results​

Explore the results of the 2013 mathematics assessment at grades 4 and 8, and download a copy of A First Look: 2013 Reading and Mathematics.

Explore the results of the 2013 mathematics assessment at grade 12.

Download a copy of the NAEP Mega-States report and explore the educational progress in the five most populous states in the nation in mathematics, reading, and science. View the online version of the Mega-States report​.

Mathematics Results In Your State​

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Do you have a special interest in the mathematics results of a particular state? The 2013 State Snapshots for grades 4 , 8, and 12, as well as individual State Profiles, are also available.

Spotlight on the Trial Urban District Assessment Results

Explore the results of the 2013 Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA), view individual district performance in the 2013 District Snapshots and District Profiles, and learn more About TUDA.

Long-Term Trends​

Trends GraphSee results from the 2012 NAEP long-term trend assessments​ in mathematics.

 

This assessment uses different instruments and student samples from those used in the main assessment in mathematics. It is not possible to compare the results of the two assessments.

Learn about the differences between long-term trend and main NAEP.

How the NAEP Mathematics Assessment Works

Learn what the assessment measures and how it was developed.

Learn who took the assessment and how the assessment was administered.

Explore sample questions from the assessment and see how they were scored.

Find out what students know and can do by reading about the NAEP mathematics scale.

Gain a greater understanding of the mathematics scale by exploring the 2013 mathematics item map.

Find out what students should know and be able to do by viewing descriptions of the NAEP mathematics achievement levels.

Find out how to interpret the results of the assessment, including the potential effects of exclusion on assessment results.

Exploring NAEP Mathematics

Take a look at publications about NAEP mathematics.

Take a look at the NAEP schedule of assessments.

Using NAEP Data

Explore a wealth of NAEP data in the NAEP Data Explorer.​Licensed researchers can explore restricted-use data for 2009 mathematics, grades 4 and 8 at national and state levels, and 2009 grade 12 mathematics and reading data at the national level. Other years and other NAEP microdata are also available.  
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Last updated 01 May 2014 (FW)
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