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Past Assessments

Refer to the NAEP Assessment Schedule for current and future assessments.

Visit the National Center for Education Statistics for Report Cards.

Assessment Year
Subject Area

* State-level assessments at certain grades

2008
Arts (8)
Long-Term Trend

2007
Reading (4, 8)*, Mathematics (4, 8)*, Writing (8*, 12)

2006
U.S. History, Civics, Economics (12)

2005
Reading (4, 8)*, Mathematics (4, 8)*, Science (4, 8)*

2004
Long-Term Trend

2003
Reading (4, 8)*, Mathematics (4,8)*

2002
Reading (4,8)*, Writing (4,8)*

2001
Geography, U.S. History

2000
Mathematics (4,8)*, Science (4,8)*, Reading (4 - national only) 1999
Long-Term Trend

1998
Reading (4, 8)*, Writing (8)*, Civics

1997
Arts Probe (grade 8)

1996
Mathematics (4, 8)*, Science (8)*
Long-Term Trend

1994
Reading (4)*, U.S. History, Geography
Long-Term Trend

1992
Reading (4)*, Mathematics (4, 8)*, Writing
Long-Term Trend

1990
Mathematics (8)*, Reading, Science, Writing
Long-Term Trend

1988
Reading, Writing, Civics, U.S. History, Geography (12)
Long-Term Trend

1986
Reading, Mathematics, Science, Computer Competence, Literature, U.S. History
Long-Term Trend

1984
Reading, Writing
Long-Term Trend

1981–82
Science, Mathematics, Citizenship/Social Studies
Long-Term Trend

1979–80
Reading/Literature, Art
Long-Term Trend

1978–79
Writing, Art, Music
Long-Term Trend

1977–78
Mathematics, Consumer Skills

1976–77
Science, Basic Life Skills, Reading, Health

1975–76
Citizenship/Social Studies, Mathematics
Long-Term Trend

1974–75
Reading, Art, Index of Basic Skills

1973–74
Career and Occupational Development, Writing
Long-Term Trend

1972–73
Science, Mathematics

1971–72
Music, Social Studies
Long-Term Trend

1970–71
Reading, Literature

1969–70
Science

* State-level assessments at certain grades