mastery or non-mastery) by comparing them to a cutscore
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.
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.