2018 NAEP Technology and Engineering Literacy Assessment at Grade 8
Assessment at Grade 8 Report Card shows student performance reported by average scale scores and achievement levels.
The Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment measured whether students are able to apply technology and engineering skills to real-life situations.
Eighth-grade students were presented real-world scenarios involving technology and engineering challenges. Students were asked to respond to questions aimed at assessing their knowledge and The National Center for Education Statistics 2018 NAEP Technology and Engineering Literacy skill in understanding technological principles, solving technology and engineering-related problems, and using technology to communicate and collaborate.
Scales range from 0–300 with a mean set at 150.
Scale Scores and Achievement Levels of Students in Public and Catholic Schools*
- below basic (not defined, but less than partial mastery)
- basic (partial mastery of fundamental skills and knowledge)
- proficient (solid academic performance)
- advanced (superior performance)
Technology and Engineering Literacy – Grade 8
|| Public School Students
|| Catholic School Students
| Scale Scores
| Achievement Levels:
| Below Basic
* Scores are not available for other private schools
The full report is available here.