Appendix 2: Sample of schools

The type, location, roll and decile range of the 159 schools involved in this evaluation are shown in Tables 1 to 4 below. The sample is representative of all national figures. 1

Table 1: School type

School type

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of primary schools

Full Primary (Years 1-8)

92

58

54

Contributing (Years 1-6)

56

35

40

Intermediate (Years 7 and 8)

11

7

6

Total

159

100

100

Table 2: Location of schools

Locality and population size

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample 2

National percentage of primary schools

Main urban (30,000 )

77

48

51

Secondary urban

(10,000- 29,999)

6

4

6

Minor urban (1000-9999)

15

9

10

Rural (1-999)

61

38

33

Total

159

99

100

Table 3: Roll size

Roll size group (number of students)

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of primary schools 3

Very small (1-30)

14

9

10

Small (31-100)

43

27

22

Medium (101-300)

61

38

38

Large (301-500)

29

18

20

Very Large (501 )

12

8

10

Total

159

100

100

Table 4: School decile

Decile

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of primary schools

Low decile (1-3)

50

31

29

Middle decile (4-7)

68

43

40

High decile (8-10)

41

26

31

Total

159

100

100