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Assessment Calendar

The National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB) establishes the schedule for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) assessments and release of assessment results to the nation, states, and districts.

All assessments take place between January and March, except for long-term trend (LTT) assessments. LTT assessments take place from October to May when administered. The current assessment calendar is as of November 16, 2023 and may be subject to change.

NAEP 2024 Assessments
SUBJECT or STUDYGRADEANTICIPATED RESULTS 1 ASSESSMENT WINDOWREPORT RELEASE (estimated)
Reading 4, 8, 12 2 National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2024Winter 2025 (4, 8)
Summer 2025 (12)
Mathematics 4, 8, 12 2 National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2024Winter 2025 (4, 8)
Summer 2025 (12)
Science 8NationalWinter 2024Summer 2025
Transcript Studies NationalWinter 2024Summer 2025
1 Results, depending on assessment, are reported for the nation, states, and/or selected Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) districts.
2 Grade 12 assessments for mathematics and reading are only at the national level.
Not applicable.
NAEP 2025 Assessments
SUBJECT or STUDYGRADEANTICIPATED RESULTS 1 ASSESSMENT WINDOWREPORT RELEASE (estimated)
Long-Term Trend 2 NationalWinter 2025Summer 2026
1 Results, depending on assessment, are reported for the nation, states, and/or selected Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) districts.
2 LTT assessments sample students at ages 9, 13, and 17 and are conducted in reading and mathematics.
Not applicable.
NAEP 2026 Assessments
SUBJECT or STUDYGRADEJURISDICTIONS 1 DATA COLLECTIONREPORT RELEASE (estimated)
Reading 2 4, 8National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2026Fall 2026
Mathematics 2 4, 8National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2026Fall 2026
Civics 8NationalWinter 2026Spring 2027
U.S. History 8National
Winter 2026Spring 2027
1 Results, depending on assessment, are reported for the nation, states, and/or selected Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) districts.
2 Indicates the assessment year in which a new or updated framework is implemented, if needed.
No assessments planned for 2027.
NAEP 2028 Assessments
SUBJECT or STUDYGRADEANTICIPATED RESULTS 1 ASSESSMENT WINDOWREPORT RELEASE (estimated)
Reading 4, 8, 12 3 National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2028Fall 2028
Mathematics 4, 8, 12 3 National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2028Fall 2028
Science 2 4, 8 4 National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2028Spring 2029
Transcript Studies NationalWinter 2028Summer 2029
1 Results, depending on assessment, are reported for the nation, states, and/or selected Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) districts.
2 Indicates the assessment year in which a new or updated framework is implemented, if needed.
3 TUDA results for Mathematics and Reading are only reported for grades 4 and 8.
4 State and TUDA results for Science are only reported for grade 8.
Not applicable.
NAEP 2029 Assessments
SUBJECT or STUDYGRADEANTICIPATED RESULTS 1 ASSESSMENT WINDOWREPORT RELEASE (estimated)
Long-Term Trend 2 NationalWinter 2029Summer 2030
1 Results, depending on assessment, are reported for the nation, states, and/or selected Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) districts.
2 LTT assessments sample students at ages 9, 13, and 17 and are conducted in reading and mathematics.
Not applicable.
NAEP 2030 Assessments
SUBJECT or STUDYGRADEANTICIPATED RESULTS 1 ASSESSMENT WINDOWREPORT RELEASE (estimated)
Reading 4, 8National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2030Fall 2030
Mathematics 4, 8National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2030Fall 2030
Civics 2 8, 12 3 National and StatesWinter 2030Spring 2031
U.S. History 2 8, 12 3 NationalWinter 2030Spring 2031
1 Results, depending on assessment, are reported for the nation, states, and/or selected Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) districts.
2 Indicates the assessment year in which a new or updated framework is implemented, if needed.
3 State results for Civics and U.S. History are only reported for grade 8.
No assessments planned for 2031.
NAEP 2032 Assessments
SUBJECT or STUDYGRADEANTICIPATED RESULTS 1 ASSESSMENT WINDOWREPORT RELEASE (estimated)
Reading 4, 8, 12 2 National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2032Fall 2032
Mathematics 4, 8, 122 National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2032Fall 2032
Science 4, 8, 12 3 National, States and TUDA districtsWinter 2032Summer 2033
Writing 4 4, 8, 12NationalWinter 2032Summer 2033
1 Results, depending on assessment, are reported for the nation, states, and/or selected Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) districts.
2 Grade 12 assessments for mathematics and reading are only reported at the national amd state levels.
3 Grades 4 and 12 assessments for science are only reported at the national level.
4 Indicates the assessment year in which a new or updated framework is implemented, if needed.
NAEP 2033 Assessments
SUBJECT or STUDYGRADEANTICIPATED RESULTS 1 ASSESSMENT WINDOWREPORT RELEASE (estimated)
Long-Term Trend 2 NationalWinter 2033Summer 2034
1 Results, depending on assessment, are reported for the nation, states, and/or selected Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) districts.
2 LTT assessments sample students at ages 9, 13, and 17 and are conducted in reading and mathematics.
Not applicable.



Last updated 08 January 2024 (DS)