# Summarizing Assessment Results: Comparing Test Scores to a Larger Population

Instructions:

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### Calculate the z-score using the following data: Raw score is 75, mean is 50, and standard deviation is 10

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### 2. A student's score at the 85% percentile indicates that the student _____.

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It's important to accurately measure a student's test scores, and this quiz tests you on ways they are compared to a larger population.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This test score quiz specifically tests your ability to:

• Calculate z-score when given variables
• Recall what indicates how far a student's performance is from the mean
• Understand what it means when a student scores in a given percentile
• Remember what is used to represent standardized test results by ranking student performance from 1-9
• Recognize scores by their standard deviation and mean

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the lesson on comparing student test scores to a larger population
• Problem solving - use information on student test scores to take variables and calculate a z-score
• Information recall - remember the knowledge you've gained about measuring student test scores