Results of the 2013 NAEP reading assessment at grades 4 and 8 are now available. More than 190,000 fourth-grade students and 170,000 eighth-grade students took the assessment in the winter of 2013. Results of the grade 12 assessment will be available in 2014.
Explore the results of the 2013 reading assessment. Download a copy of A First Look: 2013 Reading and Mathematics. Explore the Vocabulary Results from the 2009 and 2011 NAEP Reading Assessments report. Download a copy of the Vocabulary Results from the 2009 and 2011 NAEP Reading Assessments report. Download 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.
Exploring NAEP Reading
Look at publications about NAEP reading.
See the NAEP schedule of assessments.
Read about the NAEP oral reading study.
See results from the 2012 NAEP long-term trend assessment in reading.
Do you have a special interest in the reading results for your particular state?
Spotlight on the Trial Urban District Assessment Results
Explore the results of the 2011 Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA).
How the NAEP Reading Assessment Works
Explore sample questions from the assessment and see how they were scored.
Find out what students should know and be able to do by viewing descriptions of the NAEP reading achievement levels.
Using NAEP Data
Explore a wealth of NAEP data in the NAEP Data Explorer.
Licensed researchers can explore restricted-use data for 2011 reading, 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.