American Chemical Society

Division of Chemical Education Examinations Institute

Exams That Need Norming

Preliminary Norming Results

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Exam Mean
(abs)
StdDv
(abs)
Med
(abs)
Num Ques Mean
(%)
StdDv
(%)
Med
(%)
Num stdnt
Physical Chemistry 2001 - Dynamics 25 5.96 25 40 62 14.89 63 223
General Chemistry 2010 (brief) 25 7.67 25 50 50 15.34 50 955
Physical Chemistry 2006 - Dynamics 31 8.13 31 50 61 16.27 62 265
HIgh School Advanced 2004 27 7.98 26 60 45 13.30 43 91
Advanced High School Chemistry 2006 37 9.27 37 60 61 15.46 62 112
2004 First Term General Chemistry (ACS Text) 37 9.34 37 60 61 15.57 62 455
2008 General Chemistry (Conceptual) 32 10.74 32 60 53 17.89 53 701
2008 General Chemistry Conceptual - First Term Subset 24 6.07 24 40 61 15.18 60 1158
2008 General Chemistry Conceptual - Second Term Subset 23 6.26 23 40 57 15.65 57 804
High School Chemistry 2011 48 15.84 48 80 59 19.80 60 522
2010 High School Advanced 31 7.53 30 60 51 12.55 50 37
2012 First Term General Chemistry 38 12.48 38 70 54 17.82 54 5036
2012 Biochemistry Exam - Core 22 5.66 21 40 55 14.15 53 155
2012 Biochemistry Exam - Complete Exam 34 9.07 33 60 56 15.11 55 325
2009 ACS Chemistry in Context 25 Undef 25 48 52 Undef 52 1
Analytical Exam - 2013 26 6.96 25 50 51 13.92 50 235
General Chemistry 2013 36 12.40 35 70 51 17.72 50 835