## What is the percentile rank of a test score?

Percentile ranks are often expressed as a number between 1 and 99, with 50 being the average. So if a student scored a percentile rank of 87, it would mean that they performed better than 87% of the other students in his norm group.

**What does a percentile rank of 22 mean?**

Percentiles and Percentile Ranks Referring back to the normal curve, about 98% of the area of the curve would beto the left of this score and about 2% would be to the right. Similarly, a score of 22 (-2 SD) is at the 2.28 percentile (50% -34.13% – 13.59% = 2.28%).

### What is percentile on a test?

A percentile is a comparison score between a particular score and the scores of the rest of a group. It shows the percentage of scores that a particular score surpassed. For example, if you score 75 points on a test, and are ranked in the 85 th percentile, it means that the score 75 is higher than 85% of the scores.

**What is the percentile rank of 82?**

The score you have entered means that the individual who took the test is at the eighty-second percentile – their percentile rank is 82%. This means that the student had a test score greater than or equal to 82% of the reference population.

#### Is 30th percentile good?

A standard score of 110, the uppermost end of average, has a percentile range of 75. So a child at the 30th percentile on a test of reading or math is performing within the region of what would be considered “average.”

**What does a percentile rank of 1 mean?**

Percentile “ranks” -scores of students are arranged in rank order from lowest to highest. -the scores are divided into 100 equally sized groups or bands. -the lowest score is “in the 1st percentile” (there is no 0 percentile rank) -the highest score is “in the 99th percentile”

## What does a percentile rank of 75 mean?

The percentile rank of a score is the percentage of scores in its frequency distribution that are equal to or lower than it. For example, a test score that is greater than 75% of the scores of people taking the test is said to be at the 75th percentile, where 75 is the percentile rank.

**Is 67th percentile good?**

However, the College Board and ACT present scores in a given percentile, where reported scores is greater than or equal to the given percentage of the population e.g., 67th percentile is greater than or equal to the scores of 67% of the testing population.

### What does being in the 1 percentile mean?

**What is the percentile rank of a score of 92?**

73rd percentile

So, rounded to the nearest whole percentile, a score of 92 is in the 73rd percentile.

#### How do you find the percentile rank percentage?

Percentile Rank = [(M + (0.5 * R)) / Y] x 100

- Percentile Rank = [(9 + (0.5 * 2)) / 20] * 100.
- Percentile Rank = [(9+1) / 20] * 100.
- Percentile Rank = [10 / 20] * 100.
- Percentile Rank = 0.5 * 100.
- Percentile Rank = 50%