R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / MathPlacement


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the MathPlacement data set which pertains to Math Placement. The MathPlacement data set is found in the Stat2Data R package. You can load the MathPlacement data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("MathPlacement"). This will load the data into a variable called MathPlacement. If R says the MathPlacement data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Stat2Data") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the MathPlacement R data set. The size of this file is about 136,681 bytes.

Math Placement


Results from a Math Placement exam at a liberal arts college


A dataset with 2696 observations on the following 16 variables.

R project statistics dataset table
Student Identification number for each student
Gender 0=Female, 1=Male
PSATM PSAT score in MAth
SATM SAT score in Math
ACTM ACT Score in Math
Rank Adjusted rank in HS class
Size Number of students in HS class
GPAadj Adjusted GPA
PlcmtScore Score on math placement exam
Recommends Recommended course: R0 R01 R1 R12 R2 R3 R4 R6 R8
Course Actual course taken
Grade Course grade
RecTaken 1=recommended course, 0=otherwise
TooHigh 1=took course above recommended, 0=otherwise
TooLow 1=took course below recommended, 0=otherwise
CourseSuccess 1=B or better grade, 0=grade below B


Scores and course results for students taking a math placement exam at a college.


Personal correspondence


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
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Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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