Cut Scores

On this page are the cut scores for NCEA standards in the 2022 examinations.

All externally assessed NCEA achievement standards will be marked using Grade Score Marking.

Find out more about Grade Score Marking

Download the cut scores

Download the pdf for the cut scores for each NCEA subject and standard:

NCEA cut scores 2022 (PDF, 66KB)

Using the pdf

The subjects are listed alphabetically, and then by the standard number.

For each standard you will find the lower and upper marks for:

  • Not Achieved
  • Achievement
  • Achievement with Merit
  • Achievement with Excellence.


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