National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) The gold standard of assessment, NAEP is the largest continuing and nationally representative measure of what our nation’s students know and can do.

NAEP is a U.S. Department of Education program, congressionally authorized to measure student achievement. The results of NAEP are released as The Nation’s Report Card, and are available for the nation, states, and in some cases, urban districts. Teachers, principals, parents, policymakers, and researchers all use NAEP results to assess progress and develop ways to improve education in the United States.

Do you know how NAEP assessments are developed? After the content and design are defined by the National Assessment Gove...
11/14/2020

Do you know how NAEP assessments are developed? After the content and design are defined by the National Assessment Governing Board, we at NCES create questions that are reviewed by educators, parents, & experts before including them in the assessment. More: https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/assessment_process/

Are you familiar with the NAEP Questions Tool? This free online resource includes more than 2,000 questions–in 9 differe...
11/13/2020

Are you familiar with the NAEP Questions Tool? This free online resource includes more than 2,000 questions–in 9 different subjects–that you can use with your students or children. https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/nqt/

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, human rights activist and one of the first leaders of the women's suffrage movement, was born OT...
11/12/2020

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, human rights activist and one of the first leaders of the women's suffrage movement, was born OTD in 1815. Teachers: See what your 8th-graders know about the women's rights movement with these NAEP U.S. history questions. http://nces.ed.gov/NationsReportCard/nqt/link/itemlist/172124

From all of us at NCES, thank you to all of the brave men and women who have protected and fought for our nation.
11/11/2020

From all of us at NCES, thank you to all of the brave men and women who have protected and fought for our nation.

11/09/2020
Insights on American Indian and Alaska Native Students from NIES 2015: A Closer Look

In honor of National American Indian Heritage Month, learn more about AI/AN students' performance and educational experiences. Dr. Peggy Carr and Dr. Susan Faircloth provide a deep dive into results from the National Indian Education Study. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGY8mXzjric

What are factors associated with higher- and lower-performing American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students? How do AI/AN students see themselves in terms o...

Did you know that 19% of 12th-graders who took the 2015 math assessment reported taking computer programming classes in ...
11/04/2020

Did you know that 19% of 12th-graders who took the 2015 math assessment reported taking computer programming classes in 9th–12th grade, but only 3% reported taking computer programming classes in or before 8th-grade?
https://go.usa.gov/xGyYF

The 2020 Election is almost here! In the 2018 civics assessment, the majority of 8th-graders reported that they studied ...
11/02/2020

The 2020 Election is almost here! In the 2018 civics assessment, the majority of 8th-graders reported that they studied political parties, elections, and voting in their social studies class some, quite a bit, or a lot. See more: https://go.usa.gov/x7B78

Happy National Family Literacy Day! 8th-graders who liked discussing books with others had higher reading scores than th...
11/01/2020

Happy National Family Literacy Day! 8th-graders who liked discussing books with others had higher reading scores than those who didn't like discussing books in 2019. https://go.usa.gov/x7WJV

Happy #Halloween from all of us at NCES! 🎃 👻
10/31/2020

Happy #Halloween from all of us at NCES! 🎃 👻

What does NAEP Proficient performance look like in reading and math? NAEP item maps provide examples of the kind of know...
10/30/2020

What does NAEP Proficient performance look like in reading and math? NAEP item maps provide examples of the kind of knowledge and skills a student is likely to have at different achievement levels.

Success in education starts with examining what our students know and are able to do. We couldn't do so without the part...
10/28/2020

Success in education starts with examining what our students know and are able to do. We couldn't do so without the participation of students, teachers, and principals across the country. To everyone who participated in and supported NAEP 2019, thank you.

Are American 12th-graders prepared for college? According to NAEP in 2019, 37% of 12th-graders reached or exceeded the c...
10/28/2020

Are American 12th-graders prepared for college? According to NAEP in 2019, 37% of 12th-graders reached or exceeded the college preparedness benchmarks in both reading and mathematics. Check out more here: https://go.usa.gov/x7Tm3

NEW: 24% of 12th-graders score at or above NAEP Proficient in math in 2019.  In reading, 37% of 12th-graders performed a...
10/28/2020

NEW: 24% of 12th-graders score at or above NAEP Proficient in math in 2019.

In reading, 37% of 12th-graders performed at or above NAEP Proficient in 2019.

Have questions about the NAEP 2019 math and reading results for 12th-graders? You can ask them during today's virtual ev...
10/28/2020

Have questions about the NAEP 2019 math and reading results for 12th-graders? You can ask them during today's virtual event at 1:30 p.m. ET. Register here: https://go.usa.gov/x7TEF

NEW: Achievement gaps grew larger between higher and lower performing students--in math and reading--between 2015 and 20...
10/28/2020

NEW: Achievement gaps grew larger between higher and lower performing students--in math and reading--between 2015 and 2019. See the trends for 4th-, 8th-, and 12th-graders at nationsreportcard.gov.

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10/28/2020

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NAEP 101: We report NAEP results using percentiles, percentages, achievement levels, and more. Learn more about how the ...
10/27/2020

NAEP 101: We report NAEP results using percentiles, percentages, achievement levels, and more. Learn more about how the different data types provide insights into student achievement and experiences: https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/data/

NAEP results are valid, reliable estimates of achievement based on scores from representative samples of students. When ...
10/26/2020

NAEP results are valid, reliable estimates of achievement based on scores from representative samples of students. When comparing results for states, districts, or any student group, you must consider whether numerical differences are stat sig. https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/guides/statsig.aspx

It's National Book Month! In 2019, 42% of 8th-graders reported reading stories or novels outside of school once a week o...
10/25/2020

It's National Book Month! In 2019, 42% of 8th-graders reported reading stories or novels outside of school once a week or more, and 13% said the same for biographies. Parents, what kind of books are your child's favorite?
https://www.nationsreportcard.gov/ndecore/xplore/NDE

To capture the full picture of U.S. education, NAEP includes private schools as part of its national representative samp...
10/24/2020

To capture the full picture of U.S. education, NAEP includes private schools as part of its national representative sample. Read more about private school sampling:https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/subject/about/pdf/schools/naep_sampling_factsheet_for_private_schools.pdf

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