# How To Get Z Score

**How To Get Z Score** - how to calculate z scores a z score allows you to take any given sample within a set of data and to determine how many standard deviations above or belowthis example shows how to find the z score for a data point remember that the z score tells you how many standard deviations away from the mean adefining the standard score z score and further help on calculations involving the standard score z scoreto convert z score for a number above the mean to percentile use the standard normal table to find the area beyond z and subtract this area from 100 multiply the result by 100 to get the percentile to convert z score for a number below the mean skip the subtraction step prior to multiplication