Appendix 2: Statistics of schools in the sample for this report

Table 3: School types

School type

Number

% of sample

National %

Full primary (Y1-8)

124

51

44

Contributing (Y1-6)

77

31

31

Intermediate (Y7-8)

10

4

5

Special School

5

2

2

Secondary (Y7-15)

5

2

4

Composite (Y1-15)

5

2

5

Secondary (Y9-15)

19

8

9

Total

245

100

100

The sample of schools in this evaluation was similar to national percentages for most school types. Full primary schools were over-represented and composite schools under-represented.

Table 4: School locality

Locality

Number

% of sample

National %

Urban

172

70

71

Rural

73

30

29

Total

245

100

100

The sample of schools in this evaluation reflected the national percentages of urban and rural schools.

Table 5: School decile ranges

Decile [4]

Number

% of sample

National %

Low decile (1-3)

69

28

31

Middle decile (4-7)

95

39

39

High decile (8-10)

81

33

30

Total

245

100

100

The sample of schools in this evaluation was similar to the national percentages of schools in each decile range, with the high range slightly over-represented and the low range correspondingly under-represented.

Table 6: School roll size group

Roll size

Number

% of sample

National %

Small (0-150 primary, 0-300 secondary)

100

41

45

Medium (151-300 primary, 301-700 secondary)

80

33

26

Large (301 primary, 701 secondary)

65

26

29

Total

245

100

100

The sample of schools in this evaluation included fewer small schools and more medium-sized schools than the national percentages.