Test identification

Name of test National Assessment of Educational Progress
Subjects Literacy, Maths, Science
Summary The US National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is a congressionally mandated project that assesses reading, mathematics, science, writing, arts, civics, geography, economics, US history and TEL. The assessments are given to a representative sample of students across the country. Results are reported for groups of students, not inividuals. 2000 questions have been released to the public and can be used to create tests using the NAEP Questions Tool.

Assessment screening

Subscales Reading, Mathematics, Science, Writing, Arts, Civics, Geography, Economics, US History, TEL, Technology and engineering literacy
Authors National Centre for Education Statistics
Publisher National Centre for Education Studies
Test source https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/nqt
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. No
Age range Yes - US national test 9-10, 13-14 and 17-18 years
Key Stage(s) applicable to Grades 4, 8 and 12
UK standardisation sample No
Publication date Cumulatively since 1965
Re-norming date n/a


Reason for exclusion from shortlist Criterion-referenced/not a normed test