Appendix 1: Characteristics of schools in this evaluation

Table 1: School type

School type

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools[16]

Composite (Years 1-15)

4

3

18

Secondary (Years 7-15)

12

10

25

Secondary (Years 9-15)

108

87

57

Total

124

100

100

       

Table 2: School decile

Decile

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Low decile (1-3)

54

44

27

Middle decile (4-7)

58

46

46

High decile (8-10)

12

10

27

Total

124

100

100

       

Table 3: Roll size group

Roll size group (number of students)

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of composite and secondary schools

Very small (1-100)

0

0

4

Small (101-400)

16

13

28

Medium (401-800)

47

38

30

Large (801-1500)

42

34

27

Very Large (1501 )

19

15

11

Total

124

100

100

Table 4: Locality and population size

Locality and population size

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of composite and secondary schools

Main urban (30,000 )

81

65

58

Secondary urban

(10,000- 29,999)

13

10

9

Minor urban (1000-9999)

28

23

21

Rural (1-999)

2

2

12

Total

124

100

100

The differences between the sample in the evaluation and the national figures are statistically significant.[17]