SACMEQ Indicators

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 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