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Board Meeting Dates The Governing Board meets four times a year.  Access upcoming and recent dates and materials for each meeting.

Nation's Report Card Releases Get a glimpse at upcoming Nation's Report Card releases and potential dates, as well as full materials and other resources for recent releases.

Assessment Schedule
The Governing Board decides what NAEP subjects are tested when.  See the most current testing schedule.



Board Meeting Dates

2016 2017 2018

March 3 – 5, Washington, DC

May 12 – 14, Washington, DC

August 4 – 6, Chicago, IL

November 17 – 19, Washington, DC

March 2 – 4

May 18 – 20

August 3 – 5

November 16 – 18

March 1 – 3

May 17 – 19

August 2 – 4

November 15 – 17

 

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Nation's Report Card Releases

Upcoming Releases

For an updated timetable on when major NAEP reports will be released to the public, visit our NAEP Release Schedule page

Recent Releases

For releases and materials of prior Report Cards, visit our Recent Releases page.

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NAEP Assessment Schedule

Read a November 25, 2015 press release from the Governing Board on changes made to the schedule.


Approved by the National Assessment Governing Board — November 21, 2015

Year
Subject
National Grades Assessed
State Grades Assessed
TUDA Grades Assessed
2014
U.S. History*
Civics*
Geography*
TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING LITERACY
    8
    8
    8
    8
   
2015
Reading*
Mathematics*
Science**
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8
 
2016
Arts*     8    
2017
Reading
Mathematics
Writing
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8 
4, 8 
 
4, 8 
4, 8 
 
2018
U.S. History
Civics
Geography
Technology and Engineering Literacy
    8
    8
    8
    8

   
2019
Reading
Mathematics
Science
High School Transcript Study
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12

4, 8
4, 8

 
4, 8
4, 8

 
2020
       
2021
Reading
Mathematics
Writing
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8, 12
4, 8
4, 8
    8
4, 8
4, 8
 
2022
U.S. HISTORY
CIVICS
GEOGRAPHY

Economics
Technology and Engineering Literacy
    8, 12
    8, 12
    8, 12
        12
    8, 12

   
2023
Reading
Mathematics
Science
High School Transcript Study
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
4, 8, 12
 
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8
 
4, 8
4, 8
4, 8
 
2024
ARTS
FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Long-term Trend
    8
       12
~
   

NOTES:

*Assessments not administered by computer. Beginning in 2017 all operational assessments will be digitally based.

**Science in 2015 consisted of paper-and-pencil and digital-based components.

~Long-term Trend (LTT) assessments sample students at ages 9, 13, and 17 and are conducted in reading and mathematics.

Subjects in BOLD ALL CAPS indicate the year in which a new framework is implemented or assessment year for which the Governing Board will decide whether a new or updated framework is needed.

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