The DOE shares test results to help families and educators understand the performance of New York City schools in recent years. Keep in mind that test results are just one measurement of student achievement.
You can find more information on the tools, resources, and reports the DOE creates to measure school quality on our School Quality Overview.
Test results are available for grade 3-8 state assessments in English Language Arts (ELA) and Math, New York State Regents exams, SAT, Advanced Placement exams, and the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
These results along with the results from previous years can also be found on NYC Open Data.
English Language Arts and Math State Tests
Every year, students in grade 3 through 8 participate in the ELA and Math state assessments. For an overview of results on these tests for the city overall, see the 2017 English Language Arts and Math Results Summary.
ELA and Math test results are available beginning in 2013, when New York State moved to the Common Core Learning Standards. ELA and Math test results are available at the city, borough, district, and school levels. Test results can be found below. Each Excel file contains results for all students tested, as well as results by student characteristics including disability status, English Language Learner (ELL) status, race/ethnicity, and gender.
Note: Charter school test results are included in a separate report, found at the bottom of this section.
ELA Test Results 2013-2017
Math Test Results 2013 to 2017
Charter School ELA and Math Test Results
- 2013 to 2017 (Excel file)
New York State Regents Exams
High school students, and some middle school students, take Regents exams on a variety of subjects.
Regents exam results are available at the school level. Results include all administrations of Regents exams in each school year and reports the highest score for each student for each Regents exam taken in each school year. Test results can be found below. The Regents Excel file contains results for all students tested, as well as results by student characteristics including disability status, English Language Learner (ELL) status, race/ethnicity, and gender.
Regents Exam Results
- 2015 to 2017 (Excel file)
Starting in 2017, the SAT is administered to all grade 11 students on SAT School Day. Students may also take the exam on their own during weekends. The College Board administers the SAT and provides the DOE with results for NYC students.
A summary report of SAT results is available below. For school-level SAT results, please see the School Quality Reports.
- 2017 (PDF)
Advanced Placement Exams
Students may take Advanced Placement (AP) exams in order to earn the potential for college credits. The College Board administers AP exams and provides the DOE with results for NYC students.
A summary report of AP exam results is available below.
AP Exam Results
- 2017 (PDF)
National Assessment of Education Progress
Each year, a sample of New York City schools participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Trial Urban District Assessments.
Summary reports of NAEP results in reading and math are available below. NAEP results are only available at the citywide level.
- 2017 (PDF)