National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

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About NAEP

  • The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is the largest nationally representativ​e and continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas. Assessments are conducted periodically in mathematics, reading, science, writing, the arts, civics, economics, geography, U.S. history, and beginning in 2014, in Technology and Engineering Literacy​ (TEL). Read more...


  • The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) provides reliable and timely data on the mathematics and science achievement of U.S. students compared to that of students in other countries. Read more...


  • The International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) is an international assessment and research project designed to measure trends in computer and information literacy at the eighth-grade level as well as school and teacher practices related to instruction.

Selected Schools

  • During the 2019–20 school year, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) will take place in schools across the United States, including 15 in LAUSD. These schools have been selected by the U.S. Department of Education to represent California by participating in the 2020 NAEP by assessing a sample of students from grades four, eight, and/or twelve in each selected school.