NAEP testing information
What is it?: The National Assessment of Educational Progress is the largest assessment of what students know and can do in various subject areas.
Who is tested?: NAEP tests a sample of students in fourth and eighth grades nationally.
How is it used?: The assessment is administered uniformly using the same sets of questions and results serve as a common metric for all state and districts. This provides a clear picture of progress over time to monitor teaching strategies and skills.
Additional information and parent resources include:
NAEP resources for parents (information hosted by nces.ed.gov)