|School/service type||Number of schools/services in sample||Percentage of schools/services in sample||Auckland percentage of schools/services|
|Education and care service||52||46||55|
|Other early childhood service||22||20||15|
|Locality||Number of schools/services in sample||Percentage of schools/services in sample||Auckland percentage of schools/services|
The locality of the schools and services in the sample did not differ significantly from the locality of Auckland schools and services overall.
|Decile group||Number of schools in sample||Percentage of schools in sample||Auckland percentage of schools|
The decile groupings of the schools in this evaluation is not representative of schools in Auckland. There were more of the lower decile and fewer middle decile schools than expected
|EQI rating||Number of services in sample||Percentage of services in sample||Auckland percentage of services|
There were more services in this evaluation with EQI 1, and fewer with EQI 5 , than is representative of services in Auckland.
|Roll group||Number of schools in sample||Percentage of schools in sample||Auckland percentage of schools|
The schools in this evaluation were representative of Auckland schools for roll size.
|Roll group||Number of services in sample||Percentage of services in sample||Auckland percentage of services|
The sample contained more services where the roll was 1‑50 children, than is representative of the Auckland population.
 The differences between observed and expected values in Tables 1‑6 were tested using a Chi square test. The level of statistical significance was p<0.05.
 ‘Other early childhood service’ includes kindergartens, Playcentres, casual education and care services and hospital‑based services. These service types have been grouped due to the low number of services of each type.
 Includes both contributing and full primary schools.
 Includes secondary schools with Years 7‑15 and Years 9‑15.
 Includes intermediate, special schools and composite (Years 1‑15) schools. This is due to the low number of schools of each type.
 The Auckland percentage of each school/service type is based on the total population of schools as at 3 March 2015.
 Includes both secondary and minor urban areas. They are combined due to the small number of each type.
 School roll size groups differ by school type. For primary and composite schools: Very Small (1‑30); Small (31‑100); Medium (101‑300); Large (301‑500); Very Large (501 or more). For secondary schools: Very Small (1‑100); Small (101‑400); Medium (401‑800); Large (801‑1500); Very Large (1501 or more).