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What is NAEP?

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas.

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The Importance of NAEP

When students, their parents, teachers, and principals participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) they are helping to inform decisions about how to improve the education system in our country.

Assessment Process

From creation to publication: everything you ever wanted to know about assessments.

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Publications

Download assessment reports, studies, working papers, and brochures.

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Research Data

Explore NAEP data, statistical methodologies, and technical design in education.

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The NAEP Experience

Explore NAEP computer-based assessments, including one of our new technology and engineering literacy (TEL) items.

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Data Tools

We have a number of applications designed to give you quick and easy access to questions from previous assessments, performance comparisons, and assessment data.

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Last updated 15 June 2018 (DS)