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Home Education Across the United States
Do Test Scores Vary by Who Administered the Test?
     Standardized tests for home schoolers are administered in various ways. Little difference was found in scores among students tested by a parent, a private school teacher, a public school teacher, or some other test administrator. And again, the average scores range between the 80th and 90th percentiles (Figure 11.0).
Figure 11.0

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Footnote: * See Ray (1997) for more detail about the non-equal-interval nature of a simple percentile scale which has distortion especially near the ends of the scale.

Copyright © 1997 Brian D. Ray & HSLDA
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