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A Study To Determine How Much Correlation Exists Between I.Q. And Academic Success In Mathematics, Science, English, And Social Studies, Angelo J. Isgro Jun 1963

A Study To Determine How Much Correlation Exists Between I.Q. And Academic Success In Mathematics, Science, English, And Social Studies, Angelo J. Isgro

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study explores the usefulness of I.Q. designations by examining correlations between I.Q. and academic success. The researcher examines the academic grades/scores of 100 seventh grade students, grouped by I.Q. (as determined by the SRA Verbal Form) to determine correlation. Correlation between I.Q. and grades was both positive and low, indicating that while I.Q. may predict success, it does not determine it. The researcher found a stronger correlation between humanities grades and I.Q. than mathematics grades and I.Q., though there was insufficient data to determine a trend. However, the researcher notes that ...