## What are NAEP scores?

NAEP assessment results are reported as average scores on a 0-500 scale (reading, mathematics at grades 4 and 8, U.S. history, and geography) or on a 0-300 scale (mathematics at grade 12, science, writing, technology and engineering literacy, and civics).

**What does the NAEP mathematics assessment measure?**

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics assessment measures students’ knowledge and skills in mathematics and students’ ability to apply their knowledge in problem-solving situations.

**What grade levels does NAEP assess?**

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) assesses student performance in reading at grades 4, 8, and 12 in both public and private schools across the nation. NAEP reading scale scores range from 0 to 500 for all grade levels.

### Is the NAEP test good?

NAEP is known as The Nation’s Report Card because it is the only common measure of what students across the country know and can do. NAEP is more rigorous than state tests and it is “technically sound,” which means it is an extremely reliable assessment.

**How do you assess a student’s math level?**

Creative Ways to Assess Math Understanding

- Use Familiar Tech Tools to Get at the Thinking Behind the Math.
- Try Math Magazines or Reflective Journaling.
- Assign Projects With Real World Implications.
- Actively Embrace Mistakes.

**How do you assess students in maths?**

Six ways to use authentic assessment math in the classroom

- Performance assessment.
- Short investigations.
- Open-response questions.
- Portfolios.
- Self-assessment.
- Multiple-choice questions.

## What is NAEP proficient?

NAEP Proficient represents solid academic performance for each grade assessed. Students reaching this level have demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter, including subject-matter knowledge, application of such knowledge to real- world situations, and analytical skills appropriate to the subject matter.

**Is NAEP standardized?**

The NAEP frameworks are not themselves a set of academic content standards, but rather they outline content that national experts in a particular subject area consider to be important.

**How can I test my child’s math level?**

This is the most difficult but most detailed method. Take an online assessment – Sign up for a free trial of the online programs Ten Marks (US Grades 3-10) and Maths-Whizz (UK and US Ages 5-12)). Both offer free online assessments. This is the easiest method.