Appendix 1: The demographics of the sample

Table 1: Schools by decile

School decile group

Number

Percentage of sample

National percentage

Low (decile 1-3)

17

25.0

32

Medium (decile 4-7)

31

45.6

39

High (decile 8-10)

20

29.4

29

Total

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100

100

Table 2: Schools by size

School Roll size

Number

Percentage of sample

National percentage

Very small

2

2.9

11

Small

17

25.0

26

Medium

32

47.1

36

Large

14

20.6

19

Very large

3

4.4

8

Total

68

100

100

Table 3: Schools by locality

School Locality

Number

Percentage of sample

National percentage

Main urban

38

55.9

53

Secondary urban

5

7.4

6

Minor urban

19

27.9

12

Rural

6

8.8

29

Total

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100

100

Table 4: Schools by type

School Type

Number

Percentage of sample

National percentage

Composite (Yr 1-10)

1

1.5

1

Composite (Yr 1-15)

13

19.1

30

Secondary (Yr 7-15)

16

23.5

21

Secondary (Yr 9-15)

38

55.9

48

Total

68

100

100