Both national averages and criterion-referenced cut scores are included on the standard score
reports for all Job Ready and Pathway credentials. This information can be a helpful resource
when analyzing score results for gauging student knowledge and determining program
What is a National Average?
The national average refers to the
average score for all participants
who took an assessment
anywhere in the nation in a
specified time period. NOCTI
computes national averages in
January and July of each year.
View National Averages:
What is a Criterion-Referenced Cut Score?
A criterion-referenced cut score
sets the point on a test at which a
participant could be considered a minimally competent candidate,
or one who is sufficiently
competent for a beginning position
in the chosen field.
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