International PISA Test

The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international assessment that measures 15-year-old students’ reading, mathematics, and science literacy every three years. The results, published in 2013 from tests taken in 2012 and the latest results published in 2016 from tests taken in 2015, showed that the highest performers were in Asian countries.

Maths top 15 (2012) : 1. Shanghai (China);2. Singapore; 3. Hong Kong (China); 4. Taiwan; 5. South Korea; 6. Macao (China); 7. Japan; 8. Liechtenstein; 9. Switzerland; 10. Netherlands; 11. Estonia; 12. Finland; 13. Canada; 14. Poland; 15. Belgium.

Maths top 15 (2015) : 1. Singapore; 2. Hong Kong (China); 3. Macao (China); 4. Chinese Taipei; 5. Japan; 6. B-S-J-G (China); 7. Korea; 8. Switzerland; 9. Estonia; 10. Canada; 11. Netherlands; 12. Denmark; 13. Finland; 14. Slovenia; 15. Belgium.  

Science top 15 (2015) : 1. Singapore; 2. Japan; 3. Estonia; 4. Chinese Taipei; 5. Finland; 6. Macao (China; 7. Canada; 8. Viet Nam; 9. Hong Kong; 10. B-S-J-G (China); 11. Korea; 12. New Zealand; 13. Slovenia; 14. Australia; 15. United Kingdom.

                                        Math PISA test questions (2012)                                                     

   Science PISA test questions (2015)

FULL VERSION OF PISA 2015 RELEASED FIELD TRIAL COGNITIVE ITEMS (SCIENCE)