Appendix 2: Schools in this evaluation

Schools in this evaluation6

Table 1: School type

School type

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools[7]

Full primary (Years 1-8)

50

43

42

Contributing (Years 1-6)

38

33

30

Intermediate (Years 7-8)

11

9

5

Special School

1

1

1

Composite (Years 1-15)

2

2

8

Secondary (Years 7-15)

6

5

4

Secondary (Years 9-15)

8

7

9

Total

116

100

100[8]

Table 2: Decile

Decile group[9]

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Low decile

36

31

31

Mid decile

45

39

37

High decile

35

30

32

Total

116

100

100

Table 3: Location

Urban/rural area10

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Main urban area

57

49

55

Secondary urban area

13

11

12

Minor urban area

14

12

6

Rural area

32

28

27

Total

116

100

100

Table 4: School size

School roll[11]

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Very small

8

7

10

Small

21

18

25

Medium

53

46

35

Large

22

19

21

Very large

12

10

9

Total

116

100

100



[6]   Schools visited as part of their normal ERO review, not including the extra good practice schools.

[7]   The national percentage of schools is as at 14 June 2018.

[8]    With rounding.

[9]    Deciles 1-3 are low decile schools; deciles 4-7 are mid decile schools; deciles 8-10 are high decile schools.

[10]   Main urban areas have a population greater than 30,000; secondary urban areas have a population between 10,000 and 30,000; minor urban areas have a population less than 10,000.

[11]   Roll sizes for full primary, contributing and intermediate schools are: very small (1-30); small (31-100); medium (101-300); large (301-500) and very large (more than 500). Roll sizes for secondary and composite schools are: very small (1-100); small (101-400); medium (401-800); large (801-1500) and very large (more than 1500).