NAEP Framework and Specifications
Frameworks describe the content and design of each NAEP subject area assessment. Specifications describe the detailed blueprint used for constructing the assessment. To learn more about how frameworks are developed, visit our NAEP Frameworks page.
2016 Arts Framework
Frameworks describe the content and design of each NAEP subject area assessment.
Abridged 2016 Arts Framework
An abridged version of the full assessment framework, written for a general audience.
NAEP Results inform the public about what U.S. students know and can do in a given subject area.
2016 Arts Assessment
Visual arts and music results at grade 8 for the nation.