Appendix 1: Sample of schools

The type, location, rolls and decile range of the 93 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[6]

Full primary (Years 1-8)

44

47

48

Contributing (Years 1-6)

35

38

34

Intermediate and middle schools (Years 7-10)

6

7

6

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

5

5

7

Secondary (Years 7-15)

3

3

5

Total

93

100

100

Table 2: Location of schools[7]

School location

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Main urban (>30,000)

50

54

52

Secondary urban (10,000-30,000)

9

10

6

Minor urban (<10,000)

6

6

11

Rural

28

30

31

Total

93

100

100

Table 3: Roll size[8]

Roll size

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Very small

4

4

9

Small

20

21

20

Medium

38

41

46

Large

21

23

17

Very large

10

11

8

Total

93

100

100

Table 4: School decile[9]

School decile

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Low decile (1-3)

21

23

30

Mid decile (4-7)

43

46

38

High decile (8-10)

29

31

31

Total

93

100

100 [10]