Function Finding Percentile Rank from Scaled Scores

Description

findScorePercent looks up the percent of test takers scorig lower than specified scores using tables 1A and 1B on page 22 of the GRE score guide. This is a brewdata helper function that is available to end users, but not necessary for them to run individually.

Usage

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findScorePercentile( score, section)

Arguments

score

score denotes the post-2011 scaled score (i.e. 130-170).

section

section denotes the GRE section to look up. Acceptable inputs are 'verbal', 'quant', and 'writing'. Any other values will not return a result.

Value

findScorePercent returns the percentile score corresponding to one of the three GRE section (i.e. analytical writing, verbal, or quantitative) scaled scores (i.e. 0-6 and 130-170).

References

GRE Score Guide: https://www.ets.org/s/gre/pdf/gre_guide.pdf

See Also

brewdata, parseResults, parseSchools, translateScore, getGradCafeData, getMaxPages

Examples

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#Quantitative percentile score
findScorePercentile( 160, "quant")

#Analytical Writing percentile score
findScorePercentile( 4.5, "writing" )