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Are You Smarter Than a 4th Grader?

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For the first time in 25 years, math scores dropped among fourth and eighth grade students taking the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) by two and three points respectively. Every two years, students are randomly selected – 276,800 fourth and eighth graders combined in 2015 – to take the nationally representative test, earning it the reputation as the “Nation’s Report Card.”

Now it’s your turn. Answer the 10 NAEP sample questions below to see how you compare to America’s fourth graders. We’ve included questions designed for eighth and twelfth graders to see how you might fare on those tests as well.

Click or tap an answer to select your choice. Complete all 10 questions to see your score.


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