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Board Meeting Dates The Governing Board meets four times a year.  Access upcoming and recent dates and materials for each meeting.

Nation's Report Card Releases Get a glimpse at upcoming Nation's Report Card releases and potential dates, as well as full materials and other resources for recent releases.

Assessment Schedule
The Governing Board decides what NAEP subjects are tested when.  See the most current testing schedule.



Board Meeting Dates

Board Meeting Dates by Year
2014 2015 2016

February 27 - March 1, Washington, DC

May 15 - 17, Boston, MA

July 31 - August 2,
Washington, DC

November 20 - 22, Washington, DC

March 5 - 7, Arlington, VA

May 14 - 16, Columbus, IN

August 6 - 8, Arlington, VA

November 19 - 21, Arlington, VA

March 3 - 5, Washington, DC

May 12 - 14, Washington, DC

August 4 - 6, Chicago, IL

November 17 - 19, Washington, DC

 

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Nation's Report Card Releases

Upcoming Releases

  • 2013 School Composition and the Black-White Achievement Gap Report
  • NAEP Grade 8 Black Male Students Through The Lens of the National Assessment of Educational Progress

Recent Releases

For releases and materials of prior Report Cards, visit our Recent Releases page.

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NAEP Assessment Schedule

Read a March 16, 2015, statement from the Governing Board on changes made to the schedule.


Approved by the National Assessment Governing Board — March 6, 2015

Year
Subject
National Grades Assessed
State Grades Assessed
TUDA Grades Assessed
2014
U.S. History*
Civics*
Geography*
TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING LITERACY
    8
    8
    8
    8
   
2015
Reading*
Mathematics*
Science**
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8
 
2016
Arts*     8    
2017
Reading
Mathematics
Writing
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8, 12
4, 8 
4, 8 
 
4, 8 
4, 8 
 
2018
U.S. History
Civics
Geography
Technology and Engineering Literacy
    8, 12
    8, 12
    8, 12
    8

   
2019
Reading
Mathematics
Science
High School Transcript Study
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

4, 8
4, 8

 
4, 8
4, 8

 
2020
Long-term Trend
~    
2021
Reading
Mathematics
Writing
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8, 12
4, 8
4, 8
    8
4, 8
4, 8
 
2022
U.S. HISTORY
CIVICS
GEOGRAPHY

Economics
Technology and Engineering Literacy
    8, 12
    8, 12
    8, 12
        12
    8, 12

   
2023
Reading
Mathematics
Science
High School Transcript Study
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
 
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8
 
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8
 
2024
ARTS
FOREIGN LANGUAGE

    8
       12
   

NOTES:

*Assessments not administered by computer. Beginning in 2017 all operational assessments will be digitally based.

**Science in 2015 consisted of paper-and-pencil and digital-based components.

~Long-term Trend (LTT) assessments sample students at ages 9, 13, and 17 and are conducted in reading and mathematics.

Subjects in BOLD ALL CAPS indicate the year in which a new framework is implemented or assessment year for which the Governing Board will decide whether a new or updated framework is needed.

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