PERCENTILE

noun. the position of a score in a distribution coded to show the percentage of instances within the batch which have scores equal to or less than the score being questioned.

PERCENTILE: "Your daughter is in the correct growth percentile for her age."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERCENTILE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/percentile/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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