cutscore

cutscore

[′kət‚skȯr]
(engineering)
A knife used in die-cutting processes, designed to cut just partway into the paper or board so that it can be folded.
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mastery or non-mastery) by comparing them to a cutscore (usually .
For example, when a positive test finding is followed by intrusive, painful, and costly assessment or treatment procedures, it may be preferable to set the cutscore in favor of avoiding false positive errors.
Thus, a cutscore of 65 on the PAI borderline features scale agrees just as well with a clinician-derived SCID-II diagnosis as two independent SCID-II assessments agree with each other.
So much has changed: How the setting of cutscores has evolved since the 1980s.
The performance of the college students is a benchmark that helps determine the cutscores for the high school students taking the AP exams.
The grades of students in English classes at Boise State University, Idaho, were studied before and after the implementation of changes in the cutscores for placing entering students in three different English levels.
The cutscores represent the minimum score required for performance at each NAEP achievement level and are usually reported along with the percentage of students who scored at or above the level.