Reading & Math Achievement Scores

SACMEQ II Reading and Math Achievement Scores for Botswana

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
SACMEQ II READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
CENTRAL NORTH 506.1 6.56 506.2 5.57
CENTRAL SOUTH 498.7 6.17 497.2 6.99
GABARONE 577.2 14.77 542.9 14.44
NORTHERN 530.0 8.86 512.3 6.01
SOUTH CENTRAL 531.9 9.46 526.1 8.03
SOUTHERN 523.4 9.89 509.8 8.30
WESTERN 504.9 6.79 506.4 6.84
BOTSWANA 521.1 3.47 512.9 3.15
 
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 507.2 3.93 508.2 3.30
GIRLS 534.4 3.60 517.4 3.51
 
SOCIO-ECONOMIC LEVEL        
LOW SES 502.5 2.73 498.9 2.83
HIGH SES 543.6 5.84 529.8 5.09
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 502.4 3.48 500.5 3.77
SMALL TOWN 525.5 7.91 517.4 6.23
LARGE CITY 549.6 8.26 530.6 7.32
BOTSWANA 521.1 3.47 512.9 3.15

 

SACMEQ III Reading and Math Scores for Botswana

 

                              Pupil Performance

Region

Reading

Mathematics

 

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Central North

552.4

13.76

538.1

10.99

Central South

527.1

10.20

514.5

7.50

Gaborone

603.2

15.29

569.3

13.02

Northern

545.3

8.55

520.5

7.08

South Central

523.9

12.29

513.2

9.36

Southern

501.0

8.89

496.1

4.91

Western

514.8

5.79

506.1

5.36

BOTSWANA

534.6

4.57

520.5

3.51

 

 

Reading

Mathematics

Sub-group

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Pupil gender

 

 

 

 

Boys

519.7

5.06

517.5

3.95

Girls

549.4

4.53

523.6

3.5

School location

 

 

 

 

Rural

508.1

4.85

501.1

3.30

Urban

559.5

6.99

538.8

5.6

Socioeconomic level

 

 

 

 

Low SES (Bottom 25%)

474.4

5.30

479.0

4.40

High SES (Top 25%)

583.6

5.82

553.1

5.09

BOTSWANA

534.6

4.57

520.5

3.51

SACMEQ I Reading Scores for Kenya

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ I
  READING
REGION MEAN SE
CENTRAL 556.6 5.51
COAST 552.9 12.72
EASTERN 542.5 12.31
NAIROBI 629.5 16.54
NORTH EASTERN 513.7 13.08
NYANZA 505.5 8.41
RIFT VALLEY 564.0 12.44
WESTERN 523.3 11.47
KENYA 543.3 4.53
 
  SACMEQ I
SUB-GROUPS READING
  MEAN SE
GENDER    
BOYS 544.5 5.32
GIRLS 542.1 4.64
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
   
LOW SES 535.6 4.76
HIGH SES 564.5 6.55
 
SCHOOL LOCATION    
ISOLATED/RURAL 528.2 4.91
SMALL TOWN 554.5 9.64
LARGE CITY 615.6 13.33
KENYA 543.3 4.53

 

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for Kenya

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ II
  READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
CENTRAL 556.7 11.78 579.1 10.26
COAST 558.2 16.09 568.2 13.35
EASTERN 568.5 12.72 581.3 12.53
NAIROBI 624.5 12.23 604.9 12.11
NORTH EASTERN 527.3 11.64 548.9 11.45
NYANZA 533.8 11.25 555.3 11.08
RIFT VALLEY 530.7 12.42 551.4 11.04
WESTERN 526.9 8.86 539.1 9.52
KENYA 546.5 4.97 563.3 4.64
 
  SACMEQ II
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 546.4 5.41 574.2 5.50
GIRLS 546.6 5.43 552.4 4.81
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 525.3 4.58 546.9 4.35
HIGH SES 577.5 6.61 587.1 6.79
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 530.8 5.42 552.5 5.46
SMALL TOWN 559.0 12.46 572.3 9.21
LARGE CITY 606.4 13.56 603.0 15.19
KENYA 546.5 4.97 563.3 4.64

SACMEQ III Reading and Math Scores for Kenya

 

                          Pupil Scores

Region

Reading

Mathematics

 

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Central

574.3

15.11

574.4

11.75

Coast

553.8

13.41

569.8

12.21

Eastern

550.6

13.25

569.2

12.67

Nairobi

622.1

18.10

610.0

20.86

North Eastern

560.4

25.09

600.2

27.59

Nyanza

545.1

9.80

555.0

7.32

Rift Valley

527.5

10.95

549.2

8.07

Western

497.3

10.18

516.1

7.61

KENYA

543.1

4.92

557.0

3.98

 

 

Reading

Mathematics

Sub-group

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Pupil gender

 

 

 

 

         Boys

544.1

4.92

567.6

4.27

         Girls

542.1

5.60

546.0

4.34

School location

 

 

 

 

         Rural

525.6

5.58

544.5

4.28

         Urban

575.6

8.49

580.0

7.52

Socioeconomic level

 

 

 

 

 Low SES (Bottom 25%)

517.8

5.20

540.9

4.26

High SES (Top 25%)

600.2

7.79

595.8

7.57

KENYA

543.1

4.92

557.0

3.98

 

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for Lesotho

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
SACMEQ II READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
BEREA 437.7 5.54 435.1 5.20
BUTHA-BUTHE 484.4 14.52 461.1 11.06
LERIBE 447.0 8.11 436.9 7.13
MAFETENG 442.8 7.98 446.8 8.32
MOHALE'S HOEK 465.9 3.80 466.5 12.42
MASERU 443.2 11.25 442.7 7.97
QACHA'S NEK 462.5 5.83 460.7 10.38
QUTING 450.5 11.56 448.1 9.63
THABA-TSEKA 442.6 11.14 440.2 7.60
LESOTHO 451.2 2.93 447.2 3.24
 
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 446.7 3.15 445.7 3.55
GIRLS 454.8 3.19 448.3 3.44
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 449.2 2.98 448.6 3.83
HIGH SES 454.5 4.48 444.9 3.65
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 441.3 3.33 436.8 2.95
SMALL TOWN 461.9 5.08 456.7 4.85
LARGE CITY 482.1 10.12 482.2 15.39
LESOTHO 451.2 2.93 447.2 3.24

 

SACMEQ III Reading and Math scores for Lesotho

 

 

                          Pupil Performance

Region

Reading

Mathematics

 

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Berea

451.9

9.85

460.5

8.45

Butha-Buthe

445.6

10.17

473.7

11.50

Leribe

483.1

5.59

493.1

5.96

Mafeteng

456.7

6.20

471.2

6.78

Mokhotlong

457.0

7.62

462.5

7.80

Mohale Hoek

466.1

6.00

476.4

5.66

Maseru

485.2

7.28

488.3

5.72

Qacha Nek

464.3

6.48

471.1

7.62

Quting

466.0

10.38

476.3

6.68

Thaba-Tseka

464.5

8.84

459.5

8.65

LESOTHO

467.9

2.86

476.9

2.61

 

 

Reading

Mathematics

Sub-group

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Pupil gender

 

 

 

 

         Boys

463.5

3.36

477.1

3.02

         Girls

471.5

2.95

476.8

2.80

School location

 

 

 

 

  Rural

455.5

2.61

469.3

3.03

 Urban

492.3

5.65

492.0

4.43

Socioeconomic level

 

 

 

 

  Low SES (Bottom 25%)

448.5

2.56

460.2

3.31

 High SES (Top 25%)

494.6

5.25

498.3

3.87

LESOTHO

467.9

2.86

476.9

2.61

SACMEQ I Reading scores for Malawi

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ I
  READING
REGION MEAN SE
NORTH 443.5 4.54
CENTRAL EAST 457.0 3.38
CENTRAL WEST 465.5 6.44
SOUTH EAST 468.5 3.83
SOUTH WEST 467.1 6.27
SHIRE HIGHLANDS 482.9 6.38
MALAWI 462.6 2.42
 
  SACMEQ I
SUB-GROUPS READING
  MEAN SE
GENDER    
BOYS 466.9 2.53
GIRLS 457.8 3.23
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
   
LOW SES 458.1 2.14
HIGH SES 471.7 3.97
 
SCHOOL LOCATION    
ISOLATED/RURAL 458.8 2.09
SMALL TOWN 459.9 5.34
LARGE CITY 495.2 15.92
MALAWI 462.6 2.42

 

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for Malawi

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ II
  READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
NORTH 416.6 6.39 419.9 5.65
CENTRAL EAST 405.9 5.38 418.4 8.34
CENTRAL WEST 435.1 4.70 436.7 3.68
SOUTH EAST 438.4 5.90 434.1 4.95
SOUTH WEST 444.9 5.62 451.0 4.47
SHIRE HIGHLANDS 429.5 5.00 436.1 4.64
MALAWI 428.9 2.37 432.9 2.25
 
  SACMEQ II
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 431.9 2.77 437.7 2.85
GIRLS 425.6 2.60 427.7 2.35
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 422.9 2.51 428.2 2.64
HIGH SES 440.7 3.27 442.2 2.97
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 423.5 2.70 429.1 2.83
SMALL TOWN 429.8 5.53 434.0 4.95
LARGE CITY 455.8 8.51 451.2 6.02
MALAWI 428.9 2.37 432.9 2.25

SACMEQ III Reading and Mathematics scores for Malawi

  Pupil Performance
Region Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
Central East 430 7.01 449 8.64
Central West 436 4.66 449 5.35
Northern 440 8.61 448 9.66
South East 433 6.76 447 5.5
Shire Highlands 427 5.72 443 4.91
South West 432 3.83 443 4.71
MALAWI 434 2.63 447 2.89

 

         
  Reading Mathematics
Sub-groups Mean SE Mean SE
Pupil gender        
Boys 438 3.01 453 3.3
Girls 429 2.73 441 3.11
         
School location
Rural 429 3.02 444 3.44
Urban 449 4.04 458 4.66
         
Socioeconomic level
Low SES (Bottom 25%) 429 6 445 6.23
High SES (Top 25%) 449 3.52 454 3.39
MALAWI 434 2.63 447 2.89

SACMEQ I Reading for Mauritius

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ I
  READING
REGION MEAN SE
EAST & B/BASIN 557.3 9.79
P/LOUIS & NORTH 546.3 11.36
RODRIGUES 489.1 6.79
SOUTH & CURPIPE 540.5 9.48
WEST & VACOAS 574.6 11.92
MAURITIUS 550.2 5.26
 
  SACMEQ I
SUB-GROUPS READING
  MEAN SE
GENDER    
BOYS 544.3 6.43
GIRLS 556.3 5.75
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
   
LOW SES 521.4 4.10
HIGH SES 571.2 7.15
 
SCHOOL LOCATION    
ISOLATED/RURAL 530.4 4.62
SMALL TOWN 557.9 17.82
LARGE CITY 573.9 11.04
MAURITIUS 550.2 5.26

 

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for Mauritius

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ II
  READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
EAST & B/BASIN 543.6 10.96 586.5 12.05
P/LOUIS & NORTH 519.6 9.67 571.1 10.92
RODRIGUES 519.1 19.29 538.2 17.19
SOUTH & CURPIPE 535.0 11.01 581.9 11.53
WEST & VACOAS 562.4 13.69 618.5 17.59
MAURITIUS 536.4 5.51 584.6 6.32
 
  SACMEQ II
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 523.1 6.08 579.3 6.83
GIRLS 550.7 5.68 590.2 6.82
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 508.3 5.03 550.0 5.66
HIGH SES 555.1 6.69 607.7 7.83
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 531.3 6.49 577.6 6.83
SMALL TOWN 530.3 17.25 584.2 20.83
LARGE CITY 544.3 10.31 593.5 12.40
MAURITIUS 536.4 5.51 584.6 6.32

SACMEQ III Reading and Math scores for Mauritius

 

Pupil performance

Region

Reading

Mathematics

 

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

1PL

545.1

9.11

588.4

9.46

2BB

581.7

11.30

624.3

13.55

3CU

597.1

11.22

653.4

13.73

4VA

613.6

12.27

660.3

14.16

5RO

508.3

6.77

542.9

7.17

6BR

494.2

7.28

552.3

6.87

7PR

593.7

13.74

656.7

17.42

MAURITIUS

573.5

4.92

623.3

5.83

  Pupil performance
  Reading Mathematics
Sub-group  Mean SE Mean SE
Pupil gender        
Boys 559 5.7 616 6.75
Girls 589 4.92 631 5.8
         
School location
Rural 563 6.46 613 7.65
Urban 585 6.83 634 8.11
         
Socioeconomic level
Low SES (Bottom 25%) 511 4.62 554 5.55
High SES (Top 25%) 657 5.98 719 7.78
MAURITIUS 574 4.92 623 5.83

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for Mozambique

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
SACMEQ II READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
CABO DELGADO 459.9 8.18 497.9 6.29
GAZA 504.0 12.02 525.7 7.66
INHAMBANE 507.8 7.40 540.9 11.85
MAPUTO CITY 549.1 5.46 546.5 3.64
MANICA 511.5 7.00 543.4 6.30
MAPUTO PROVINCE 529.6 7.66 534.7 7.05
NAMPULA 533.8 5.78 539.2 4.85
NIASSA 453.8 6.12 488.2 3.95
SOFALA 512.9 5.28 522.5 4.83
TETE 488.1 6.77 510.7 4.86
ZAMBESIA 513.8 5.97 516.7 5.92
MOZAMBIQUE 516.7 2.29 530.0 2.08
 
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 518.4 2.59 537.0 2.09
GIRLS 514.1 2.60 519.5 2.80
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 510.5 2.77 527.5 2.25
HIGH SES 523.0 2.68 532.6 2.66
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 502.3 5.93 524.0 6.32
SMALL TOWN 510.5 3.73 527.5 2.70
LARGE CITY 533.3 4.22 536.7 3.26
MOZAMBIQUE 516.7 2.29 530.0 2.08

 

SACMEQ III Reading and Math scores for Mozambique

  Pupil performance
Region  Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
Cabo Delgado 447.8 6.27 459.7 4.78
Gaza 487.1 9.93 503.9 13.25
Inhambane 498.3 9.76 505.7 5.61
Maputo City 540.2 13.08 512.2 7.15
Manica 465.8 7.54 482.9 8.76
Maputo Province 511.1 7.9 508.8 5.4
Nampula 461 7.76 472.1 5.96
Niassa 440.7 3.96 444.7 2.66
Sofala 454.2 7.67 471.5 6.38
Tete 426.9 5.5 454.6 5.92
Zambesia 469.6 7.62 477.9 6.83
MOZAMBIQUE 476 2.82 483.8 2.29
  Pupil performance 
  Reading Mathematics
Sub-groups Mean SE Mean SE
Pupil gender        
Boys 478.4 2.85 488.2 2.36
Girls 473.2 3.48 478.6 3.22
         
School location
Rural 457.7 3.63 477.6 4.39
Urban 486.7 3.67 487.5 2.59
         
Socioeconomic level
Low SES (Bottom 25%) 452.1 3.61 470.8 4.17
High SES (Top 25%) 522.8 4.81 510.8 3.31

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for Namibia

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  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ II
  READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
CAPRIVI 417.0 4.72 405.0 4.04
ERONGO 527.4 24.28 494.3 21.27
HARDAP 518.6 20.32 498.9 17.92
KARAS 510.3 19.54 482.6 18.36
KAVANGO 431.3 5.01 418.8 4.96
KHOMAS 567.1 18.82 530.5 19.09
KUNENE 448.0 13.33 445.2 14.20
OHANGWENA 416.5 3.70 398.5 2.65
OMAHEKE 434.2 8.26 426.2 5.17
OMUSATI 423.7 3.92 409.8 3.83
OSHIKOTO 428.0 13.42 419.8 13.53
OTJOZONDJUPA 468.7 21.45 458.6 17.07
OSHANA 429.6 7.70 402.1 6.80
NAMIBIA 448.8 3.13 430.9 2.94
 
  SACMEQ II
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 446.0 3.51 433.3 3.46
GIRLS 451.3 3.23 428.6 2.92
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 421.5 1.72 408.7 1.62
HIGH SES 486.1 5.98 461.3 5.94
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 417.6 1.92 404.7 1.75
SMALL TOWN 470.3 9.51 448.7 9.13
LARGE CITY 539.7 11.90 507.6 11.89
NAMIBIA 448.8 3.13 430.9 2.94

 

SACMEQ III Reading and Math scores for Namibia

  Pupil Performance
Region Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
Caprivi 489 15.9 458 10.4
Erongo 580 15 523 12.2
Hardap 509 18.3 483 13.2
Karas 548 15.8 510 14.9
Kavango 482 10.1 456 7.6
Khomas 575 12.5 523 11.6
Kunene 502 15.8 478 13.7
Ohangwena 464 5.22 448 4.86
Omaheke 495 8.98 468 6.19
Omusati 462 4.65 450 3.96
Oshikoto 471 10.5 457 9.27
Otjozondjupa 527 9.91 489 8.14
Oshana 501 10.5 475 8.99
NAMIBIA 497 2.99 471 2.51
  Pupil performance
  Reading Mathematics
Sub-groups Mean SE Mean SE
Pupil gender        
Boys 490 3.08 472 2.76
Girls 504 3.2 470 2.62
         
School location
Rural 464 2.42 449 2.18
Urban 548 5.33 506 4.66
         
Socioeconomic level
Low SES (Bottom 25%) 458 2.87 444 2.74
High SES (Top 25%) 558 5.37 514 4.88
NAMIBIA 497 2.99 471 2.51

SACMEQ I Reading scores for Namibia

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ I
  READING
REGION MEAN SE
CAPRIVI 430.9 2.76
ERONGO 545.7 28.69
HARDAP 512.3 21.79
KARAS 519.8 21.86
KAVANGO 448.3 5.13
KHOMAS 585.5 22.14
KUNENE 455.6 6.04
OHANGWENA 444.2 3.65
OMAHEKE 450.3 19.04
OMUSATI 440.1 3.10
OSHIKOTO 460.3 43.51
OTJOZONDJUPA 509.9 34.97
OSHANA 451.2 8.10
NAMIBIA 472.9 4.65
 
  SACMEQ I
SUB-GROUPS READING
  MEAN SE
GENDER    
BOYS 474.6 4.85
GIRLS 471.4 4.79
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
   
LOW SES 446.7 2.22
HIGH SES 501.5 8.22
 
SCHOOL LOCATION    
ISOLATED/RURAL 444.2 2.44
SMALL TOWN 486.5 20.12
LARGE CITY 565.0 15.68
NAMIBIA 472.9 4.65

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for Seychelles

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
SACMEQ II READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
CENTRAL 596.9 5.19 567.1 4.25
EASTERN 560.4 8.47 551.5 8.13
ISLANDS 576.7 8.94 552.4 8.22
NORTHERN 567.4 7.76 534.6 6.38
SOUTHERN 585.3 9.47 554.2 8.01
WESTERN 585.0 8.74 550.0 7.96
SEYCHELLES 582.0 3.10 554.3 2.68
 
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 549.7 4.42 535.5 3.75
GIRLS 614.2 4.21 573.1 3.85
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 561.8 4.68 532.4 4.16
HIGH SES 594.4 4.10 567.8 3.46
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 576.1 7.62 549.2 6.78
SMALL TOWN 572.6 4.58 547.0 4.05
LARGE CITY 596.7 5.05 566.1 4.16
SEYCHELLES 582.0 3.10 554.3 2.68

 

SACMEQ III Reading and Math scores for Seychelles

  Pupil performance
Region Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
Central 581 5.36 557 4.26
Eastern 575 8.9 548 7.01
Island 565 7.75 544 6.09
Northern 585 8.15 554 6.49
Southern 585 9 552 7.15
Western 550 8.67 539 6.79
SEYCHELLES 575 3.1 551 2.45
  Pupil performance
  Reading Mathematics
Sub-group Mean SE Mean SE
Pupil gender        
Boys 544 4.46 535 3.53
Girls 607 3.92 567 3.31
         
School location
Rural 572 5.65 550 4.56
Urban 577 3.71 551 2.91
         
Socioeconomic level
Low SES (Bottom 25%) 509 6.98 499 5.06
High SES (Top 25%) 629 6.01 594 5.25
SEYCHELLES 575 3.1 551 2.45

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for South Africa

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
SACMEQ II READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
EASTERN CAPE 444.1 14.02 449.3 10.74
FREE STATE 446.2 12.46 447.5 6.00
GAUTENG 576.4 35.23 552.4 26.02
KWA ZULU NATAL 517.5 21.63 510.3 17.48
MPUMULANGA 428.1 17.54 433.4 10.82
NORTHERN CAPE 470.3 13.37 460.9 8.24
LIMPOPO 436.7 19.65 446.0 18.81
NORTH WEST 427.7 9.61 419.6 10.60
WESTERN CAPE 629.3 17.95 591.1 23.94
SOUTH AFRICA 492.3 9.00 486.1 7.19
 
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 478.3 7.96 482.1 6.74
GIRLS 504.8 10.28 489.8 8.03
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 440.2 4.87 446.8 3.97
HIGH SES 543.6 12.91 524.3 11.03
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 426.6 5.13 436.6 4.20
SMALL TOWN 482.9 14.57 472.4 10.61
LARGE CITY 600.4 16.70 571.3 15.47
SOUTH AFRICA 493.3 9.09 486.3 7.26

 

SACMEQ III Reading and Math scores for South Africa

  Pupil performance
Region Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
Eastern Cape 448 10.1 469 10.3
Free State 491 12.5 492 10.1
Gauteng 573 14.4 545 12
Kwazulu-Natal 486 10.6 485 8.22
Mpumalanga 474 11.1 476 8.19
Northern Cape 506 12.6 499 10.8
Limpopo 425 7.68 447 5.25
North West 506 14.2 503 13.1
Western Cape 583 11.1 566 12
SOUTH AFRICA 495 4.55 495 3.81
  Pupil performance
  Reading Mathematics
Sub-group Mean SE Mean SE
Pupil gender        
Boys 484 4.68 491 4.12
Girls 506 4.77 498 3.85
         
School location
Rural 441 3.96 457 3.78
Urban 549 6.77 533 5.71
         
Socioeconomic level
Low SES (Bottom 25%) 423 3.8 446 4.8
High SES (Top 25%) 606 5.91 579 5.74
SOUTH AFRICA 495 4.55 495 3.81

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for Swaziland

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
SACMEQ II READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
HHOHHO 541.0 8.02 527.4 7.48
LUBOMBO 534.5 8.63 524.4 5.41
MANZINI 525.0 6.20 509.0 4.57
SHISELWEN 516.5 5.98 505.1 7.76
SWAZILAND 529.6 3.74 516.5 3.41
 
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 525.0 4.16 518.9 3.31
GIRLS 533.9 3.80 514.3 3.97
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 519.1 2.76 511.3 3.03
HIGH SES 541.0 5.79 522.2 5.16
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 517.8 3.27 510.9 3.43
SMALL TOWN 552.2 11.03 528.3 6.79
LARGE CITY 562.2 13.16 531.1 13.29
SWAZILAND 529.6 3.74 516.5 3.41

 

SACMEQ III Reading and Math scores for Swaziland

  Pupil performance 
Region Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
Hhohho 547 7.08 537 6.05
Lubombo 552 6.74 543 4.95
Manzini 556 5.32 544 3.84
Shiselwen 541 4.18 539 3.76
SWAZILAND 549 2.98 541 2.39
  Pupil performance 
  Reading Mathematics
Sub-groups Mean SE Mean SE
Pupil gender        
Boys 545 3.19 546 2.59
Girls 554 3.11 536 2.61
         
School location
Rural 539 3.17 536 2.8
Urban 573 5.37 553 4.08
         
Socioeconomic level
Low SES (Bottom 25%) 532 3.55 533 3.27
High SES (Top 25%) 571 4.13 552 2.95
SWAZILAND 549 2.98 541 2.39

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for Tanzania (mainland)

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
SACMEQ II READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
CENTRAL 538.2 11.77 512.4 12.08
EASTERN 569.2 12.24 529.9 8.48
KAGERA 539.9 9.90 513.8 7.98
KILIMANJARO 556.4 9.28 541.8 8.60
MWANZA 531.7 18.73 504.8 13.98
NORTH EAST 551.1 12.86 516.5 9.33
NORTHERN 557.8 15.70 549.2 14.35
SOUTHERN HIGHLAND 564.8 16.78 530.9 13.42
SOUTHERN 495.8 13.56 486.9 8.80
SOUTH WESTERN 527.9 13.55 510.2 15.07
WESTERN 530.3 17364 513.3 16.46
TANZANIA 545.9 5.03 522.4 4.20
 
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 554.3 5.72 539.6 5.65
GIRLS 538.2 5.33 506.7 3.98
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 528.8 4.83 509.0 3.96
HIGH SES 575.2 6.72 545.5 6.77
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 525.1 4.41 508.7 3.74
SMALL TOWN 598.6 9.65 554.0 9.84
LARGE CITY 597.2 9.95 559.4 12.41
TANZANIA 545.9 5.03 522.4 4.20

 

SACMEQ III Reading and Math scores for Tanzania (mainland)

  Pupil performance 
Region  Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
Central 588 9.23 549 12.8
Eastern 606 11.4 565 9.32
Kagera 594 9.28 563 6.89
Kilimanjaro 564 9.64 534 6.69
Mwanza 570 12.6 551 12
North East 564 12.3 551 11.4
Northern 565 9.41 538 7.83
Southern Highland 596 11.5 578 14.5
Southern 567 8.23 529 6.89
South Western 585 9.63 566 10.4
Western 564 10.3 547 9.57
TANZANIA 578 3.4 553 3.51
  Pupil performance 
  Reading Mathematics
Sub-groups Mean SE Mean SE
Pupil gender        
Boys 586 3.77 569 4.05
Girls 570 3.79 538 3.71
         
School location
Rural 564 3.77 542 3.54
Urban 608 4.95 576 6.34
         
Socioeconomic level
Low SES (Bottom 25%) 558 5.15 540 4.59
High SES (Top 25%) 614 4.02 579 6.25
TANZANIA 578 3.4 553 3.51

SACMEQ I Reading scores for Tanzania (Zanzibar)

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ I
  READING
REGION MEAN SE
NORTH PEMBA 496.9 4.80
SOUTH PEMBA 480.5 3.24
NORTH UNGUJA 455.3 5.95
URBAN/WEST 504.6 4.58
SOUTH UNGUJA 467.4 4.56
ZANZIBAR 489.2 2.38
 
  SACMEQ I
SUB-GROUPS READING
  MEAN SE
GENDER    
BOYS 488.4 4.14
GIRLS 489.9 3.02
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
   
LOW SES 493.9 3.16
HIGH SES 513.7 3.86
 
SCHOOL LOCATION    
ISOLATED/RURAL 474.8 3.23
SMALL TOWN 494.4 4.36
LARGE CITY 522.4 5.84
ZANZIBAR 489.2 2.38

 

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for Tanzania (Zanzibar)

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ II
  READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
NORTH PEMBA 498.3 2.96 509.1 2.83
SOUTH PEMBA 462.8 2.99 479.2 2.39
NORTH UNGUJA 449.2 3.73 455.5 3.07
URBAN/WEST 495.6 3.10 477.2 2.55
SOUTH UNGUJA 459.7 2.95 460.3 2.67
ZANZIBAR 478.2 1.49 478.1 1.26
 
  SACMEQ II
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 479.1 2.34 485.3 2.04
GIRLS 477.4 2.19 471.4 1.86
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 468.1 1.87 474.0 1.58
HIGH SES 492.2 2.66 483.9 2.31
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 468.3 1.61 477.3 1.39
SMALL TOWN 478.4 3.98 482.5 3.88
LARGE CITY 501.8 3.85 477.0 2.89
ZANZIBAR 478.2 1.49 478.1 1.26

SACMEQ III Reading and Math scores for Tanzania(Zanzibar)

  Pupil performance 
Region Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
North Pemba 524.3 7.96 490.4 5.43
North Unguja 495 5.41 458.5 4.35
South Pemba 513.4 6.86 474.4 3.15
South Unguja 512.9 6.04 470.8 3.93
Urban West 571.9 5.59 511.4 4.71
ZANZIBAR 536.8 3.11 489.9 2.35
  Pupil performance 
  Reading Mathematics
Sub-groups Mean SE Mean SE
Pupil gender        
Boys 526.2 3.28 489.3 2.37
Girls 539.6 2.89 483.9 1.86
         
School location
Rural 518.1 2.98 477.8 2.03
Urban 560.7 3.88 500.5 2.6
         
Socioeconomic level
Low SES (Bottom 25%) 499.4 5.37 471.1 3.79
High SES (Top 25%) 573.9 3.42 510 2.51
ZANZIBAR 536.8 3.11 489.9 2.35

Reading and Math Achievement Scores for Uganda

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
SACMEQ II READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
CENTRAL 491.8 15.23 526.6 21.76
EASTERN 492.3 10.73 517.3 13.94
NORTHERN 468.4 6.92 485.4 20.71
SOUTH WEST 482.6 20.55 505.4 17.37
WESTERN 457.3 11.32 465.4 9.06
UGANDA 482.4 6.12 506.3 8.17
 
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 479.6 5.71 508.1 7.62
GIRLS 485.9 8.31 504.0 11.46
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 472.3 5.84 496.3 9.21
HIGH SES 495.5 8.49 519.2 10.52
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 475.0 6.69 498.5 8.70
SMALL TOWN 508.8 16.94 544.4 26.15
LARGE CITY 520.9 30.76 508.6 21.90
UGANDA 482.4 6.12 506.3 8.17

 

SACMEQ III Reading and Math scores for Uganda

  Pupil performance 
Region Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
Central 489 7.87 484 5.34
Eastern 463 6.12 472 5.41
Northern 457 6.14 461 6.04
Western 508 6.6 512 6
UGANDA 479 3.46 482 2.92
   Pupil performance
  Reading Mathematics
Sub-groups Mean SE Mean SE
Pupil gender        
Boys 482 3.72 487 3.27
Girls 476 3.66 477 3.16
         
School location
Rural 463 3.22 471 3.17
Urban 521 7.35 512 5.08
         
Socioeconomic level
Low SES (Bottom 25%) 460 3.72 465 3.77
High SES (Top 25%) 511 5.56 504 4.29
UGANDA 479 3.46 482 2.92

SACMEQ II Reading and Math scores for Zambia

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ II
  READING MATHEMATICS
REGION MEAN SE MEAN SE
COPPERBELT 469.3 13.03 446.9 10.83
CENTRAL 427.0 8.99 432.8 5.54
LUSAKA 464.8 9.42 443.4 7.14
SOUTHERN 438.3 9.61 435.9 6.39
LUAPULA 416.6 8.23 420.3 9.77
NORTHERN 422.8 26.55 426.5 19.55
EASTERN 420.1 8.13 432.6 6.91
NORTH WESTERN 400.3 9.59 411.2 8.17
WESTERN 430.2 9.76 437.2 9.65
ZAMBIA 440.1 4.47 435.2 3.54
 
  SACMEQ II
SUB-GROUPS READING MATHEMATICS
  MEAN SE MEAN SE
GENDER        
BOYS 439.8 4.96 440.2 4.21
GIRLS 440.7 4.69 430.0 3.49
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
       
LOW SES 423.6 6.91 425.5 4.51
HIGH SES 456.5 5.93 444.8 4.80
 
SCHOOL LOCATION        
ISOLATED/RURAL 410.6 3.42 418.3 2.84
SMALL TOWN 444.9 6.22 439.2 4.26
LARGE CITY 480.5 8.51 456.7 7.29
ZAMBIA 440.1 4.47 435.2 3.54

SACMEQ III Reading and Math Achievement scores for Zambia

  Pupil performance 
Region Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
Central 448 15.7 440 11.9
Copperbelt 437 6.49 441 4.9
Eastern 435 9.13 437 7
Luapulu 423 6.8 437 5.27
Lusaka 458 11 454 6.56
Northern 434 9.74 428 6.3
North Western 417 5.83 424 5.29
Southern 414 7.04 417 5.25
Western 434 11.2 433 7.46
ZAMBIA 434 3.37 435 2.45
  Pupil performance 
  Reading Mathematics
Sub-groups Mean SE Mean SE
Pupil gender        
Boys 437 3.44 441 2.93
Girls 432 4.08 429 2.85
         
School location
Rural 424 3.45 429 2.68
Urban 454 6.27 447 4.24
         
Socioeconomic level
Low SES (Bottom 25%) 419 3.93 425 3.7
High SES (Top 25%) 483 8.39 463 6.12
ZAMBIA 434 3.37 435 2.45

SACMEQ I Reading scores for Zambia

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
  SACMEQ I
  READING
REGION MEAN SE
COPPERBELT 481.4 7.72
CENTRAL 462.6 5.88
LUSAKA 484.2 5.03
SOUTHERN 462.7 7.90
LUAPULA 491.8 17.07
NORTHERN 477.0 8.98
EASTERN 477.3 8.53
NORTH WESTERN 484.5 22.83
WESTERN 491.8 11.22
ZAMBIA 477.5 3.09
 
  SACMEQ I
SUB-GROUPS READING
  MEAN SE
GENDER    
BOYS 479.8 3.54
GIRLS 474.7 3.59
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
   
LOW SES 476.5 4.29
HIGH SES 486.8 3.98
 
SCHOOL LOCATION    
ISOLATED/RURAL 473.8 4.83
SMALL TOWN 468.9 9.34
LARGE CITY 486.4 6.58
ZAMBIA 477.5 3.09

 

SACMEQ I Reading scores for Zimbabwe

  PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON ALL ITEMS
SACMEQ I READING
REGION MEAN SE
HARARE 559.2 13.52
MANICALAND 498.0 8.69
MASHONALAND CENTRAL 501.1 9.91
MASHONALAND EAST 492.3 9.59
MASVINGO 502.8 11.41
MASHONALAND WEST 508.0 12.11
MATEBELELAND NORTH 499.7 11.86
MATEBELELAND SOUTH 484.2 8.07
MIDLANDS 500.4 9.17
ZIMBABWE 504.7 3.67
 
SUB-GROUPS READING
  MEAN SE
GENDER    
BOYS 500.6 3.95
GIRLS 485.9 8.31
 
SOCIO-
ECONOMIC LEVEL
   
LOW SES 492.2 2.95
HIGH SES 528.7 5.50
 
SCHOOL LOCATION    
ISOLATED/RURAL 486.7 2.94
SMALL TOWN 547.1 14.24
LARGE CITY 552.6 9.74
ZIMBABWE 504.7 3.61

 

SACMEQ III Reading and Math Achievement scores for Zimbabwe

  Pupil performance 
Region Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
Bulawayo 589.5 13.35 577.2 12.97
Harare 599.3 11.1 585.4 10.66
Mashonaland Central 481 7.52 500 6.09
Mashonaland East 464.5 8.13 486.1 5.49
Mashonaland West 497.2 22.3 510.5 18.52
Midlands 533.1 22.69 551 21.01
Manicaland 466.7 15.09 488.3 11.65
Matabaleland North 476.9 11.87 486.7 12.21
Matabaleland South 464.1 20.63 474.5 16.43
Masvingo 516.3 15.53 531.7 16.02
ZIMBABWE 507.7 5.65 519.8 4.98
  Pupil performance 
Region Reading Mathematics
  Mean SE Mean SE
Bulawayo 589.5 13.35 577.2 12.97
Harare 599.3 11.1 585.4 10.66
Mashonaland Central 481 7.52 500 6.09
Mashonaland East 464.5 8.13 486.1 5.49
Mashonaland West 497.2 22.3 510.5 18.52
Midlands 533.1 22.69 551 21.01
Manicaland 466.7 15.09 488.3 11.65
Matabaleland North 476.9 11.87 486.7 12.21
Matabaleland South 464.1 20.63 474.5 16.43
Masvingo 516.3 15.53 531.7 16.02
ZIMBABWE 507.7 5.65 519.8 4.98