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(statistics) any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total

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Table 1 presents estimates of the levels of these benefits at three points in the wage distribution--the 10th percentile, the 50th percentile (the median), and the 90th percentile.
Dividing the income of workers at the 90th percentile with those of workers at the 10th percentile creates the 90/10 income inequality ratio to demonstrate inequality trends from 2001 to 2007.
Then, a 100(1- [alpha])percent bias-corrected percentile confidence interval for [theta] is given by:
As is displayed in table 4, an independent sample t-test suggests that there is a statistically significant difference between those who scored at the 75th percentile or above on the examinations as compared with those who scored below the 75th percentile with respect to the mean percentage of fixed-format questions written as per the number predicted (as the t(32) value equaled 2.
At a news conference at Dayton Heights Elementary near Silver Lake, which scored at the 74th percentile in spelling and the 64th percentile in reading, Superintendent Roy Romer called the results ``spectacular'' and proof that public education can succeed in the inner city.
Will they rest easy knowing that average reading test scores will possibly improve from the 39th percentile to the 42nd?
state mandated testing stresses a percentile to indicate at a given time where a student is in achievement.
The numbers along the left side of the scale indicate percentile ranks.
Credit protection on Goldman Sachs continues to price at below investment grade levels while CDS liquidity remains in the first regional percentile, pointing to continued market uncertainty over future credit risk pricing.
Third-graders in the Saugus Union School District improved in all the categories - reading, language, mathematics and spelling - performing between the 72nd and 84th percentile.
The trend for a decline over time was seen even in patients at or below the 50th percentile initially.
Students in Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic elementary schools scored as much as 25 percentile points higher than the national norm in reading, language and math in standardized, comprehensive, multi-assessment achievement tests administered earlier this spring by public, private and parochial schools throughout the country.
CDS liquidity on Dell also rose eight rankings to trade in the sixth regional percentile.
For the first time, one grade level, second-graders, scored at or above the 50th percentile with a score of 50.
superintendent, Archdiocese of Chicago schools, reported today that the third-, fifth- and seventh-grade students enrolled in the Archdiocese's elementary schools, who took the Terra Nova test contracted through CTB-McGraw Hill (California Achievement Tests of Monterey, California), consistently scored above the 50th percentile -- the national norm for the test administered by 21 states as their state test.