# What does the stanine score mean?

## What does the stanine score mean?

A stanine score ranges from a low of 1 to a high of 9; therefore, the name “stanine.” For instance, a stanine score of 1, 2, or 3 is below average; 4, 5, or 6 is average; and 7, 8, or 9 is above average. The stanine score shows the general level of achievement of a child—below average, average, or above average.

## What does stanine mean in testing?

standard nine

A stanine (“standard nine”) score is a way to scale scores on a nine-point scale. It can be used to convert any test score to a single-digit score. Like z-scores and t-scores, stanines are a way to assign a number to a member of a group, relative to all members in that group.

**What is a stanine score of 7?**

A stanine score can be any number between 1 and 9 (inclusive). Typically, a person is said to be “average” (i.e., near the mean) if his/her stanine score is a 4, 5, or 6. Stanine scores of 7 or 8 are usually interpreted as indicating “above average” performance.

**How is stanine calculated?**

The first 4% of ranked scores (raw scores 351-354) will be given a stanine score of 1. The next 7% of ranked scores (raw scores 356-365) will be given a stanine score of 2. The next 12% of ranked scores (raw scores 366-384) will be given a stanine score of 3.

### What is a good score on Cogat test?

A stanine is a very broad, simplified score ranging from 1 (lowest) to 9 (highest possible), and it’s normalized for the child’s age and grade level….Stanine (S).

Stanine | Percentile Rank | Description |
---|---|---|

9 | 96-99 | Very High |

8 | 89-95 | Above Average |

7 | 77-88 | Above Average |

6 | 60-76 | Average |

### What is a grade equivalent score?

The Grade-Equivalent score compares your child’s performance on grade-level material against the average performance of students at other grade levels on that same material and is reported in terms of grade level and months.

**What is stanine and percentile?**

A stanine is a score from 1 to 9 with a. stanine of 9 indicating a very high level of general ability relative to the whole norm reference group, and. a stanine of 1 indicating a very low relative achievement. Stanines group together percentile ranks as per.

**How does percentile rank work?**

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.

## What is the limitation of stanine?

Stanines, like other standardized scores, are also unable to give information about learning needs, specific item knowledge, mastery, or learning progress in terms of curriculum outcomes.

## How many units are there in a stanine?

Stanine stands for standard nine and indicates nine statistical units from a scale of 1 to 9. These units are used to indicate a performance level on a psychological or educational test. A stanine is easy to find because there are only nine units.

**What score is gifted?**

Highly gifted: 145 to 159. Exceptionally gifted: 160 to 179. Profoundly gifted: 180 or higher.