The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is a congressionally mandated large-scale assessment administered by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)—consists of print and digital assessments in various subject areas.
The NAEP results are reported as the Nation’s Report Card. Student performance results and information about students’ learning experiences inside and outside of school are located in the available reports and summaries for each assessment and content area.
NAEP Data Tools
The International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) is a computer-based international assessment of 8th-grade students’ capacities to use information communications technologies in ways that go beyond a basic use of ICT.
Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a program of assessment and analysis of adult skills, aged 16 to 65 in their homes. This international survey is conducted in over 40 countries/economies and measures the key cognitive and workplace skills needed for individuals to participate in society and for economies to prosper.
An international assessment and research project designed to measure reading achievement at the fourth-grade level, as well as school and teacher practices related to instruction.
The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international assessment that is conducted every three years. PISA measures 15-year-old students' reading, mathematics, and science literacy.
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is a study of classrooms across the country and around the world. TIMSS provides trend data on students' mathematics and science achievement from an international perspective.
The Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) is a survey about teachers, teaching, and learning environments. TALIS is composed of two questionnaires—one for teachers and one for their principals—that ask questions about their backgrounds, work environments, professional development, and beliefs and attitudes about teaching.