For eighth-graders attending public schools, higher percentages performed at or above Basic in 2010 than in 1994 and 2006. A higher percentage of eighth-grade public school students performed at or above Proficient in 2010 than in 1994.
Read specific descriptions of what eighth-graders should know and be able to do at the Basic, Proficient, and Advanced
U.S. history achievement levels.
Read more information on how to interpret NAEP U.S. history results, including how each student group is defined.