Appendix 2: Schools in this evaluation

Table 1: School type

School type

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools with Years 11-15 students

Secondary (Years 7-15)

14

19

20

Composite (Years 1-15)

11

15

31

Secondary (Years 9-15)

48

65

49

Secondary (Years 11-15)

1

1

<1

Total

74

100

100

The sample contained fewer Secondary (Years 7-15) and Composite (Years 1-15) schools and more Secondary (Years 9-15) schools compared with national percentages. These differences were statistically significant. NB no Māori-medium schools have been included in this sample.

Table 2: Roll size group

Roll size group (number of students)

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools with Years 11‑15 students

Very small (1-100)

4

5

11

Small (101-400)

19

26

32

Medium (401-800)

16

22

27

Large (801-1500)

23

31

22

Very large (1501 )

12

16

8

Total

74

100

100

The sample contained fewer very small, small and medium sized schools and more large and very large schools compared with national percentages. These differences were statistically significant.

Table 3: Locality

Locality and population size

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools with Years 11-15 students

Main urban (30,000 )

47

64

60

Secondary urban

(10,000 – 29,999)

3

4

8

Minor urban (1000- 9999)

18

24

18

Rural (1-999)

6

8

14

Total

74

100

100

The sample contained fewer secondary urban and rural schools and more main urban and minor urban schools compared with national percentages. These differences were not statistically significant.

Table 4: School decile group

Decile group

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools with Years 11-15 students

Low (1-3)

23

30

33

Medium (4-7)

27

37

39

High (8-10)

24

33

28

Total

74

100

100

The sample contained fewer medium decile schools and more high decile schools compared with national percentages. These differences were not statistically significant.