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Assessment Schedule

Approved by the National Assessment Governing Board —March 5, 2021.

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Authorization Act established the National Assessment Governing Board to set policy for NAEP, including determining the schedule of assessments. (P.L. 107-279)

Assessment Schedule (PDF)

 

Year

Subject

National Grades Assessed

State Grades Assessed

TUDA Grades Assessed

2030

Reading
Mathematics
CIVICS
U.S. HISTORY
WRITING

4, 8
4, 8
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

4, 8
4, 8
8

4, 8, 12

4, 8
4, 8


4, 8

2029

Long-term Trend

~

   

2028

Reading
Mathematics
SCIENCE
Technology and Engineering Literacy
Transcript Studies

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8
8

 

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8
8

 

4, 8
4, 8
4, 8


 

2027

       

2026

READING
MATHEMATICS

Civics
U.S. History

4, 8
4, 8
8
8

4, 8
4, 8

 

4, 8
4, 8

 

2025

Long-term Trend

~


 

 

2024

Reading
Mathematics
Science
Technology and Engineering Literacy
Transcript Studies

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
8
8
 

4, 8
4, 8


 

4, 8
4, 8


 

2023

   
 
 
 

2022

Reading
Mathematics
Civics
U.S. History
Long-term Trend*

4, 8
4, 8
8
8
17 year olds

4, 8
4, 8


 

4, 8
4, 8


 

2021

       

2020

Long-Term Trend*

9, 13 year olds

   

2019

Reading
Mathematics
Science
Transcript Studies

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
 

4, 8
4, 8

 

4, 8
4, 8

 

2018

Civics
Geography
Technology and Engineering Literacy
U.S. History

 8
 8
 8
 8

   

2017

Mathematics
Reading
Writing

4, 8
4, 8
4, 8

4, 8
4, 8
 

4, 8
4, 8
 

2016

Arts

 8

   

2015

Mathematics
Reading
Science

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

4, 8
4, 8
4, 8

4, 8
4, 8
 

2014

Civics
Geography
TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING LITERACY
U.S. History

 8
 8
 8

 8

   

2013

Mathematics
Reading

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

4, 8
4, 8

2012

Economics
Long-Term Trend

12
~

   

2011

Mathematics
Reading
Science
WRITING

4, 8
4, 8
 8
 8, 12

4, 8
4, 8
 8

4, 8
4, 8

2010

Civics
Geography
U.S. History

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

   

2009

MATHEMATICS
READING
SCIENCE
High School Transcript Study

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8

4, 8
4, 8
4, 8

2008

Arts
Long-Term Trend

 8
~

   

2007

Mathematics
Reading
Writing

4, 8
4, 8
 8, 12

4, 8
4, 8
 8, 12

4, 8
4, 8
 8, 12

2006

Civics
Economics
U.S. History

4, 8, 12
12
4, 8, 12

   

2005

MATHEMATICS
Reading
Science
High School Transcript Study

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

4, 8
4, 8
4, 8

4, 8
4, 8

2004

Long-Term Trend

~

   

2003

Mathematics
Reading

4, 8
4, 8

4, 8
4, 8

4, 8
4, 8

2002

Reading
Writing

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

4, 8
4, 8

4, 8
4, 8

2001

Geography
U.S. History

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

   

2000

Mathematics
Reading
Science

4, 8, 12
4
4, 8, 12

 4, 8
 
 4, 8

 
 

1999

Long-Term Trend

~

   

1998

Civics
Reading
Writing

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

 
4, 8
 8

 

1997

Arts

 8

   

1996

Mathematics
Science
Long-Term Trend

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
~

4, 8
 8

 

1995

       

1994

Geography
Reading
U.S. History
Long-Term Trend

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
~


4

 

1993

       

1992

Mathematics
Reading
Writing
High School Transcript Study

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
~

4, 8
4

 

1991

       

1990

Mathematics
Reading
Science
High School Transcript Study

4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
~

 8

 

 

  • * Long-term Trend (LTT) assessment not administered by computer until 2024. All other assessments will be digitally based.
  • ~ LTT assessments sample students at ages 9, 13, and 17 and are conducted in reading and mathematics.
  • BOLD ALL CAPS subjects indicate the assessment year in which a new or updated framework is implemented, if needed.