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For Educators

"Let's also remember that after parents, the biggest impact on a child's success comes from the man or woman at the front of the classroom."
–President Barack Obama
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    NAEP Question Tool

    The NAEP Questions Tool (NQT) provides access to over 2000 released questions from NAEP assessments in all NAEP subject areas. You can choose questions appropriate for what you are teaching to test your students or yourself.

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    State Profiles

    Create tables that compare states/jurisdictions based on average scale scores for public school students within a single assessment year, or that compare the change in performance between two assessment years. The results can be shown on maps, and there is a comprehensive Help system. See all States

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    For each NAEP subject, the Governing Board creates frameworks that specifies what content should be included in each assessment. See the list of frameworks

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    Recent NAEP Releases

    The Governing Board coordinates the release event of each NAEP Report Card. See a list of the most recent releases, complete with multimedia materials.


Welcome to NAEP Information for Educators.  These webpages were designed to give education leaders and professionals easy access to useful data about student achievement and other NAEP products and services.  Please explore these webpages.  We invite your comments and suggestions.

NAEP is the only continuing source of national data on student achievement at grades 4, 8, and 12 in key subjects.  

NAEP is also the only source of comparable state-level achievement results in reading, mathematics, science and writing.

In addition, 21 large urban districts voluntarily participate in the NAEP Trial Urban District Assessment program (TUDA).

Click here to find data for your state or participating urban district.

Check out a list of NAEP Resources you might find useful.

Find out what subjects will be tested when by reading our assessment schedule.

Learn some basics about the Governing Board and NAEP on our FAQ page.

Tools for Teachers

screenshot of NAEP Questions toolOnline data tools for NAEP allow educators to dig deeper into the assessment. Use the Questions Tool to view NAEP questions by subject, while also assembling student responses, scoring guides, and performance data from NAEP assessment.

screenshot of NAEP Questions toolEducators can also test themselves or their students in a variety of NAEP subjects.

screenshot of NAEP Item MapsIn addition, there are item maps, which illustrate student performance at difference scale scores on each NAEP assessment.