SACMEQ Indicators

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 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