SACMEQ Indicators

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 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