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NAEP Overview Resources


NAEP and State Assessments Fact Sheet- Describes the differences between NAEP and state assessments.

State Comparison Tool - Provides tables and maps that compare states and jurisdictions based on the average scale scores for selected groups of public school students within a single assessment year, or compare the change in performance between two assessment years

NAEP Information for Families - Brochure for families which contains a general overview of NAEP.

Resources for Schools Participating in NAEP

Please note that this timing describes a typical NAEP assessment year. NAEP 2021 was postponed to 2022 (the 2021-22 school year), and notification for NAEP 2022 will be delayed to the late summer/early fall of 2021.

  • Districts selected for participation in NAEP are notified in May. All schools selected to participate in NAEP are usually notified around the end of June, when building principals and district assessment coordinators receive their schools' assessment dates.
  • In August or September, selected schools receive a NAEP packet. This packet includes information about the MyNAEP website and providing/updating school information on MyNAEP.
  • Materials for participating schools are posted online on schools' MyNAEP web pages.

If you have questions about the assessment or need to change your assessment date please contact Angela Dugas at (608) 267-2273, or visit your MyNAEP web page.

NAEP 2022 Assessments 


Resources for Schools Participating in PIRLS

Selected schools in Wisconsin are participating in the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2021 assessments.

Resources for Schools Participating in PISA

Selected schools in Wisconsin are participating in the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2022 assessments.