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1. Baxter tables are used by the university to rank college exam performance for each subject and year. They are not made public so if we want to see them we'll have to calculate them ourselves

To calculate a Baxter Table

Get a class list for one subject and one year.

For each college, assign each individual mark a score from the following table:

Class 1 = Baxter score 5
Class 2.1 = Baxter score 3
Class 2.2 = Baxter scroe 2
Class 3 = Baxter score 1
Ordinary = Baxter score 0
Fail = not counted

Then find the mean for each college (add up the scores for each college and divide by the number of individual scores for that college).

Rank the colleges highest to lowest.
2. Well, go on then. I dunno about you, but I can't be arsed.

3. Let us know when you're done, son. You might even finish before they publish the Tompkins Table!
4. SPS part IIA 2009

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(1) Christ's 4.33
(2) Robinson 3.83
(=3) Churchill 3.67
(=3) Corpus 3.67
(=3) Queens' 3.67
(6) Jesus 3.57
(=7) Newnham 3.5
(=7) Trinity Hall 3.5
(9) Emma 3.44
(10) Selwyn 3.4
(11) Peterhouse 3.33
(12) Fitz 3.25
(=13) Lucy C 3
(=13) Magdalene 3
(=13) Pembroke 3
(=13) Trinity 3
(=17) King's 2.83
(=17) St Johns 2.83
(=19) Clare 2.75
(=19) Downing 2.75
(=21) Girton 2.67
(=21) Murray Edwards 2.67
(=21) Caius 2.67
(24) St Cat 2.6
(=25) Homerton 2.5
(=25) Hughes Hall 2.5
(=25) St Ed 2.5
(=25) Wolfson 2.5
5. Economics Part 1 2009 (calculated by alex_hk90)

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(Original post by alex_hk90)
Top 5
1. Pembroke (PEM) - 4.5
2. Christ's (CHR) - 4.14
3. Churchill (CHU) - 4
4. Clare (CL) - 3.8
5. New Hall (NH) - 3.75

Bottom 5
24. Girton (G) - 2.63
25. St. Edmund's (ED) - 2
=. Homerton (HO) - 2
=. Robinson (R) - 2
28. Hughes Hall (HH) - 1.33

6. I'll do natsci 1A (perhaps until I get bored of an endless list of undivided 2nds, but still, i have nothing better to do )
7. surely what you're doing above is meaningless - the 'baxter score' is a college measure, not a subject-college measure... the samples are so small that nothing interesting is there, and you learn more just looking at a class list (plus, people who fail don't show up on the class lists, so even what you have posted is likely wrong).
8. And there's several other people who don't fail that don't show up on the classlist either.
9. (Original post by I'mnotplato)
SPS part IIA 2009

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(1) Christ's 4.33
(2) Robinson 3.83
(=3) Churchill 3.67
(=3) Corpus 3.67
(=3) Queens' 3.67
(6) Jesus 3.57
(=7) Newnham 3.5
(=7) Trinity Hall 3.5
(9) Emma 3.44
(10) Selwyn 3.4
(11) Peterhouse 3.33
(12) Fitz 3.25
(=13) Lucy C 3
(=13) Magdalene 3
(=13) Pembroke 3
(=13) Trinity 3
(=17) King's 2.83
(=17) St Johns 2.83
(=19) Clare 2.75
(=19) Downing 2.75
(=21) Girton 2.67
(=21) Murray Edwards 2.67
(=21) Caius 2.67
(24) St Cat 2.6
(=25) Homerton 2.5
(=25) Hughes Hall 2.5
(=25) St Ed 2.5
(=25) Wolfson 2.5
Lol, 3.33 is more than the number of SPS students we have in Peterhouse
10. PPS Part 1 2009

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(1) Trinity 4.33
(2) St Johns 4
(=3) Newnham 3.67
(=3) Queens' 3.67
(5) Downing 3.5
(6) Magdalene 3.4
(=7) Emma 3.33
(=7) Churchill 3.33
(9) St Cat's 3.2
(=10) Murray Edwards 3
(=10) Robinson 3
(=10) Clare 3
(=10) Fitz 3
(=10) Pembroke 3
(=10) Corpus 3
(=10) Caius 3
(=10) Jesus 3
(=10) Lucy C 3
(=10) Sidney 3
(=10) Trinity Hall 3
(=10) Wolfson 3
(22) King's 2.82
(23) Girton 2.8
(24) Selwyn 2.75
(25) Homerton 2.6
(26) Christ's 2.5
11. (Original post by Craghyrax)
Lol, 3.33 is more than the number of SPS students we have in Peterhouse
Er, so? 3.33 is the average Baxter score. It's not supposed to be the number of people doing SPS in that year at Peterhouse...
12. (Original post by I'mnotplato)
Er, so? 3.33 is the average Baxter score. It's not supposed to be the number of people doing SPS in that year at Peterhouse...
Yes but its still just amusingly misleading. Same with Tompkins. People put that much emphasis to one college getting x many more firsts than another and you're looking at three students in total

Incidentally I don't have a problem with Baxter/Tompkins etc. I just don't know why you're bothering to do this two weeks before somebody else does it for you
13. SPS Part IIB 2009

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(1) Lucy C 5
(2) Magdalene 4.33
(3) St Cat's 4.2
(4) Robinson 4.14
(=5) Christ's 4
(=5) Churchill 4
(=5) Clare 4
(8) Downing 3.8
(=9) Caius 3.67
(=9) Homerton 3.67
(=9) Hughes Hall 3.67
(=9) Pembroke 3.67
(=9) Queens' 3.67
(=14) Murray Edwards 3.5
(=14) Trinity 3.5
(=14) St John's 3.5
(17) Jesus 3.4
(18) King's 3.29
(19) Emma 3.25
(=20) Peterhouse 3
(=20) Selwyn 3
(=20) Corpus 3
(=20) Girton 3
(=20) Trinity Hall 3
(=25) Fitz 2.75
(=25) Newnham 2.75
(27) St Ed's 2.67
(28) Sidney 2

14. *suspects this is West Wing's dupe*

EDIT: Why is there a Peterhouse figure for Part IIB? We don't have any Part IIB students
15. (Original post by Craghyrax)
I just don't know why you're bothering to do this two weeks before somebody else does it for you
But we won't get to see the Baxter tables.
16. (Original post by Craghyrax)

EDIT: Why is there a Peterhouse figure for Part IIB? We don't have any Part IIB students
There's a result for 'Hepplewhite M R E'
17. (Original post by I'mnotplato)
There's a result for 'Hepplewhite M R E'
That's very confusing. I thought he was a historian, but shall ask.
EDIT: His facebook says he's SPS, so he must have switched.
18. (Original post by I'mnotplato)
SPS Part IIB 2009

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(1) Lucy C 5
(2) Magdalene 4.33
(3) St Cat's 4.2
(4) Robinson 4.14
(=5) Christ's 4
(=5) Churchill 4
(=5) Clare 4
(8) Downing 3.8
(=9) Caius 3.67
(=9) Homerton 3.67
(=9) Hughes Hall 3.67
(=9) Pembroke 3.67
(=9) Queens' 3.67
(=14) Murray Edwards 3.5
(=14) Trinity 3.5
(=14) St John's 3.5
(17) Jesus 3.4
(18) King's 3.29
(19) Emma 3.25
(=20) Peterhouse 3
(=20) Selwyn 3
(=20) Corpus 3
(=20) Girton 3
(=20) Trinity Hall 3
(=25) Fitz 2.75
(=25) Newnham 2.75
(27) St Ed's 2.67
(28) Sidney 2

Last for Sidney always a proud moment!
19. (Original post by thelostchild)
Last for Sidney always a proud moment!
With many more to come, I'm sure.

P.S. I didn't know you were on TSR.
20. (Original post by I'mnotplato)
Economics Part 1 2009 (calculated by alex_hk90)
I've attached the full table (in OpenDocument format) if anyone wants to see it.

Of course it won't be fully accurate as not everyone who took the exam is on the class list.
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21. Baxter Tables Economics 2009.zip (14.0 KB, 702 views)

Updated: September 23, 2009
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