# Is a standard score of 85 average?

Asked By: Uranius Drissi | Last Updated: 18th February, 2020

Category:
education
standardized testing

**Standard Score**.

**average scores**. Most students earn

**scores**that fall in the range of

**85**to 115. Many school psychologists and test publishers use the following categories to help explain

**average standard scores**: Low

**Average**80 – 89;

**Average**90 – 109; High

**Average**110 – 119.

Simply so, what is the percentile rank for a standard score of 85?

If your child earns a **standard score of 85** (SS = **85**) on a test, his **percentile rank** is 16 (PR = 16). Eighty-four percent of his peers earned higher **scores** on the test.

Also Know, what percentile is a standard score of 81?

Z score | Standard score | Percentile |
---|---|---|

1.00 | 115 | 84 |

0.95 | 114 | 82 |

0.90 | 114 | 82 |

0.85 | 113 | 81 |

Secondly, what percentile is considered average?

For most standardized assessments, 'average' ranges from the **25 ^{th}** to the 75

^{th}percentile. Fifty percent of the population will fall in the average range, whether we are talking about height, reading scores, or intelligence.

What standard score is 1.5 SD below the mean?

Standard Deviation/Standard/Scaled Score Correspondence | ||
---|---|---|

Standard Deviation (SD) | Standard Score | Scaled Score |

1 SD below mean | Between 70 and 85 | Between 4 and 7 |

1.5 SD below mean | 77.5 | 5.5 |

2 SD below mean | 70 or below | 4 or below |