Appendix 2: Statistics of schools in the sample for this report

Table 1: School types

School type

Number

% of sample

National %

Full primary (Y1-8)

64

26

44

Contributing (Y1-6)

92

38

31

Intermediate (Y7-8)

13

5

5

Special School

4

2

2

Secondary (Y7-15)

12

5

4

Composite (Y1-15)

5

2

5

Secondary (Y9-15)

53

22

9

Total

243

100

100

The sample of schools in this evaluation differed significantly from national percentages for full primary and Y9-15 secondary schools. Full primary schools were under-represented and Y9-15 schools were over-represented. Other types of schools were similar to national percentages.

Table 2: School locality

Locality

Number

% of sample

National %

Urban

231

95

71

Rural

12

5

29

Total

243

100

100

Urban schools were significantly over-represented in the sample of schools in this evaluation.

Table 3: School decile ranges

Decile [8]

Number

% of sample

National %

Low decile (1-3)

79

33

31

Middle decile (4-7)

98

40

39

High decile (8-10)

66

27

30

Total

243

100

100

The sample of schools in this evaluation was similar to the national percentages of schools in each decile range.

Table 4: School roll size group

Roll size

Number

% of sample

National %

Small (0-150 primary, 0-300 secondary)

46

19

45

Medium (151-300 primary, 301-700 secondary)

67

28

26

Large (301 primary, 701 secondary)

130

53

29

Total

243

100

100

The sample of schools in this evaluation included significantly fewer small schools and, significantly more large schools than the national percentages.