The writing assessment was designed to measure students' ability to write for specified purposes (to persuade, to explain, or to convey experience) and audiences. Results of the 2017 writing assessment will be published in late 2018. Results of the 2011 NAEP computer-based writing assessment, administered to students in grades 8 and 12 throughout the United States, are now available. This is the first time the writing assessment was delivered via computer. Explore the tutorials describing this innovative assessment. Learn more ...
Spotlight on the State Assessment
Do you have a special interest in the state-level writing assessment and results for your particular state? If so, here's the place to begin.
Explore the results of the 2007 Trial Urban District Assessment in writing.