Wikipedia:WikiProject Missouri/Assessment

Welcome to the assessment department of the Missouri WikiProject! This department focuses on assessing the quality of Wikipedia's articles about Missouri. While much of the work is done in conjunction with the WP:1.0 program, the article ratings are also used within the project itself to aid in recognizing excellent contributions and identifying topics in need of further work.

The ratings are done in a distributed fashion through parameters in the {{WikiProject Missouri}} project banner; this causes the articles to be placed in the appropriate sub-categories of Category:Missouri articles by quality and Category:Missouri articles by importance, which serves as the foundation for an automatically generated worklist.

Frequently asked questionsEdit

How can I get my article rated?
Please list it in the section for assessment requests below.
Who can assess articles?
Any member of the Missouri WikiProject is free to add—or change—the rating of an article.
What if I don't agree with a rating?
You can list it in the section for assessment requests below, and someone will take a look at it. Alternately, you can ask any member of the project to rate the article again.
Aren't the ratings subjective?
Yes, they are, but it's the best system we've been able to devise; if you have a better idea, please don't hesitate to let us know!

If you have any other questions not listed here, please feel free to ask them on the discussion page for this department.


An article's assessment is generated from the class and importance parameters in the {{WikiProject Missouri}} project banner on its talk page:

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The following values may be used for the class parameter:

Articles for which a valid class is not provided are listed in Category:Unassessed Missouri articles. The class should be assigned according to the quality scale below.

Quality scaleEdit

Importance assessmentEdit

An article's importance assessment is generated from the importance parameter in the {{WikiProject Missouri}} project banner on its talk page:

{{WikiProject Missouri| ... | importance=??? | ...}}

The following values may be used for importance assessments:

Importance scaleEdit

The criteria used for rating article importance are not meant to be an absolute or canonical view of how significant the topic is. Rather, they attempt to gauge the probability of the average reader of Wikipedia needing to look up the topic (and thus the immediate need to have a suitably well-written article on it). Thus, subjects with greater popular notability may be rated higher than topics which are arguably more "important" but which are of interest primarily to students of Missouri.

Note that general notability need not be from the perspective of editor demographics; generally notable topics should be rated similarly regardless of the country or region in which they hold said notability. Thus, topics which may seem obscure to certain audiences—but which are of high notability in other places—should still be highly rated.

Status Template Meaning of Status
Top {{Top-Class}} This article is of the utmost importance to this project, as it forms the basis of all information.
High {{High-Class}} This article is fairly important to this project, as it covers a general area of knowledge.
Mid {{Mid-Class}} This article is relatively important to this project, as it fills in some more specific knowledge of certain areas.
Low {{Low-Class}} This article is of little importance to this project, but it covers a highly specific area of knowledge or an obscure piece of trivia.
None None This article is of unknown importance to this project. It remains to be analyzed.

Requesting an assessmentEdit

If you have made significant changes to an article and would like an outside opinion on a new rating for it, please feel free to list it below.

  1. Cooper Tennis Complex - Taxman1913 (talk) 10:49, 5 February 2015 (UTC)
  Done Grey Wanderer (talk) 07:17, 27 February 2019 (UTC)
  1. History of Missouri - I haven't made significant changes to it, but it seems quite detailed and thorough, and has plenty of references. I moved it up to C class from start class because I wasn't sure where to put it, but it's possible that it should be higher. Tamwin (talk) 00:50, 22 December 2017 (UTC)
  Done Grey Wanderer (talk) 07:17, 27 February 2019 (UTC)
  1. St. Louis Lambert International Airport - Currently C-class, but hasn't been reviewed in over a decade and has since been expanded and improved upon significantly. Digital inf3rno (talk) 03:06, 10 September 2018 (UTC)
  Done Grey Wanderer (talk) 07:17, 27 February 2019 (UTC)
  1. Ruskin Heights, Kansas City - This page hasn’t been reviewed in over a decade. It has been expanded and improved on and I am trying to look for more references and citations. Please rate it. Vineyprincess (talk) 14:00, 3 February 2021 (UTC)
  2. The Get Up Kids - Requesting upgrading importance from “low.” Majorly influential act within their genre & one of the forebearers of emo music Rwiggum (Talk/Contrib) 03:40, 22 June 2022 (UTC)

Assessment logEdit

Missouri articles:
Index · Statistics · Log
The logs in this section are generated automatically (on a daily basis); please don't add entries to them by hand.

Unexpected changes, such as downgrading an article, or raising it more than two assessment classes at once, are shown in bold.

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The logs in this section are generated automatically (on a daily basis); please don't add entries to them by hand.

This page was once used by the Version 1.0 Editorial Team. It is preserved because of the information in its edit history. This page should not be edited or deleted. Wikiproject article lists can be generated using the WP 1.0 web tool.