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I am looking to calculate an OP Score (Overall Position). It is an outdated Queensland system of post-secondary-entrance rankings due to be phased out in 2018. None the less I am looking for specific information in regards to calculation an OP. The basics from the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) is of little help in actually calculating a score.

If anyone is knowledgeable in this area it would be of great help if you could outline the basic of such calculations.

The information I have:

  • Subject Rankings (SA#, HA#, VHA#...)
  • School QCS Average (~173)
  • Position in each Subject (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th...)
  • OAI cutoffs (124 = OP1, <120 = OP2....)

From my interpretation of the resources at hand (QCAA):

  • A SAI is deductible from subject ranking and positioning
  • A scaled SAI is deductible from School QCS 173
  • An OAI is deductible from interschool scaling (Unknown process)

Any specifics on calculating an OP score will be of great help.

closed as off-topic by Davidmh, scaaahu, Federico Poloni, ff524 Aug 22 '16 at 11:20

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    I'm not flagging this question yet, but just curious. Upvoters, could you explain how this question is related to Academia.SE? Downvoters/Flaggers: Could you express why should this question be closed? (other than the apparent off-topic part) – Ébe Isaac Aug 22 '16 at 10:01
  • I also questioned its relevance to this sub-exchange but I could not find a more relevant section of SE. Any suggestions? – Zano Aug 22 '16 at 10:03
  • In the Help, it is clearly stated: please do not ask questions about •Undergraduate-specific issues that could not apply to graduate or post-graduate academicians – scaaahu Aug 22 '16 at 11:24
  • This question received downvote could be because undergrad only questions are generally unwelcome here. – scaaahu Aug 22 '16 at 11:26
  • I understand. Any suggestions as to a more relevant area of stack-exchange? – Zano Aug 22 '16 at 11:26

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