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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

Attention: Given the impact of COVID-19, many metrics are unavailable or not comparable to prior data.

This website hosts only historical data from 2018, 2019, and 2020. Current 2021 DC School Report Card data and additional data and resources can be accessed here

How are DC students performing compared to students across the country?

The NAEP Assessment is a nationwide assessment of reading and math that is given in reading and mathematics to students across the country every two years. The DC School Report Card reports the performance levels for all students in DC.

Reading

2019 Grade 4

The percentage of 4th grade students who scored Proficient and Advanced on the 2019 NAEP assessment for reading.

Metric performance details by student group

2019 Grade 8

The percentage of 8th grade students who scored Proficient and Advanced on the 2019 NAEP assessment for reading.

Metric performance details by student group

NAEP Performance levels - Grade 4 Reading

This measure reports the percentage of DC students who scored Proficient and Advanced.

NAEP Performance levels - Grade 8 Reading

This measure reports the percentage of students scoring Basic, Proficient, and Advanced for each NAEP assessment.

Mathematics

2019 Grade 4

The percentage of 4th grade students who scored Proficient and Advanced on the 2019 NAEP assessment for mathematics.

Metric performance details by student group

2019 Grade 8

The percentage of 8th grade students who scored Proficient and Advanced on the 2019 NAEP assessment for mathematics.

Metric performance details by student group

NAEP Performance levels - Grade 4 Math

This measure reports the percentage of DC students who scored Proficient and Advanced.

NAEP Performance levels - Grade 8 Math

This measure reports the percentage of students scoring Basic, Proficient, and Advanced for each NAEP assessment.