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Title: Highlights of the 2018 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) Financial Literacy Assessment
Description: This web-based report presents the 2018 results of the PISA financial literacy assessment. The United States, along with 19 other economies, participated in this optional assessment. The United States has now administered financial literacy in PISA in three successive cycles: 2012, 2015, and 2018.

This web report focuses on the results of the 2018 PISA financial literacy assessment from a U.S. perspective, providing average and trend scores for U.S. students by a number of demographic variables, including gender, race/ethnicity, and poverty status.

This web report can be accessed directly by going to and selecting "Financial Literacy."
Online Availability:
Cover Date: May 2020
Web Release: May 7, 2020
Publication #: NCES 2020072
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: First Look / ED TAB
Survey/Program Areas: International Activities Program (IAP)
Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)
Questions: For questions about the content of this First Look / ED TAB, please contact:
Samantha Burg.