SACMEQ Indicators

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