Appendix 1: Sample of schools

The type and location of the 351 schools involved in this evaluation are shown in Tables 1 to 4 below.

Table 1: School type

School type

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Full Primary (Years 1 - 8)

150

43

43

Contributing (Years 1 - 6)

133

38

31

Intermediate (Years 7 - 10)

14

4

5

Composite (Years 1 - 10 and Years 1 - 15)

8

2

7

Secondary (Years 7 - 15)

41

12

14

Special School

5

1

1

Total

351

100

1011

Differences not statistically significant. Table 1 shows that school type in the sample was representative of national figures.

Table 2: Location of schools

School location

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Main urban (>30,000)

186

53

55

Secondary urban (10,000- 30,000)

24

7

6

Minor urban (<10,000)

28

8

12

Rural

113

32

27

Total

351

100

100

Differences are statistically significant. Table 2 shows that minor urban schools were underrepresented in the sample while rural schools were overrepresented.

Table 3: Roll size

School type

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Very small

33

9

13

Small

91

26

27

Medium

135

38

38

Large

74

21

18

Very large

18

5

5

Total

351

100

100