Learn how to use web-based tools to analyze National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) data available to the public. Consult user-friendly quick reference guides, modules, tutorials, online help, and other information to guide your analysis.
The data tools offer researchers the opportunity to become familiar with NAEP analysis procedures and to conduct preliminary explorations of hypotheses before obtaining a license from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to access restricted-use datasets.
Note that any analysis generated by the data tools does not replace independent validation by a researcher’s own software.
NAEP Primer guides new researchers through the intricacies of the NAEP database and NAEP analysis procedures.
The NAEP website offers additional tools for analyzing NAEP data. Read a description of the data tools that assist in the data analysis available to the public, and consult the tutorials and quick reference guides: