Definitions for "Percentile Rank"
Keywords:  norm, score, rank, peer, comparison
A type of converted score that expresses a student's score relative to the group in percentile points. Indicates the percentage of stu­dents tested who made scores equal to or lower than a given score. If a score of 82 has a percentile rank of 65, this means that 65 percent of the students who took the test had a score of 82 or lower than 82.
a derived test score that indicates what percentage of the norm group was exceeded by the individual's score, e.g., a percentile rank of 47 means the student scored better than did 47 percent (47 out of 100) students.
Percentage of cases falling at or below a specified score in a distribution