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Performance measures - state schooling

Table 7: Performance measures - Early Phase of Learning, Middle Phase of Learning, Students with disabilities

Performance measures

Notes

2009-10
target/est.

2009-10
est. actual

2009-10
actual

Early Phase of Learning

Number of students in the Early Phase of Learning

1, 2

145 890

147 380

147 380

Number of Preparatory Year students:

1

 

 

 

  • total

 

40 600

41 530

41 530

  • Indigenous

3

3 360

3 610

3 610

Proportion of Queensland Preparatory students enrolled in state Preparatory Year classes

1

71%

70%

70%

Proportion of Queensland Preparatory to Year 3 students attending state schools

1

70%

70%

70%

Year 2 Diagnostic Net - Percentage of Year 2 students mapped who did not require intervention in relation to their literacy and numeracy development:

4

 

 

 

  • all:

 

 

 

 

    • reading

 

76%

75.2%

75.2%

    • writing

 

86%

84.2%

84.2%

    • number

 

82%

81.8%

81.8%

  • Indigenous:

3

 

 

 

    • reading

 

56%

50.7%

50.7%

    • writing

 

66%

61.2%

61.2%

    • number

 

61%

57.1%

57.1%

Year 3 Test - Percentage of students at or above the National Minimum Standard:

5, 6

 

 

 

  • all:

 

 

 

 

    • reading

 

89%

90.7%

90.7%

    • writing

 

92%

90.3%

90.3%

    • numeracy

 

91%

87.8%

87.8%

  • Indigenous:

3

 

 

 

    • reading

 

69%

78.4%

78.4%

    • writing

 

74%

75.7%

75.7%

    • numeracy

 

73%

69.1%

69.1%

Satisfaction of parents with their child's school

7

90%

89.4%

89.4%

Average cost of service per student ($)

8

10 780

10 270

10 270

Middle Phase of Learning

Number of students in the Middle Phase of Learning

1, 2

239 890

237 160

237 160

Proportion of Queensland students in Years 4 to 9 attending state schools

 

68%

67%

67%

Year 5 Test - Percentage of students at or above the National Minimum Standard:

5, 6

 

 

 

  • all:

 

 

 

 

    • reading

 

86%

85.5%

85.5%

    • writing

 

89%

86.3%

86.3%

    • numeracy

 

90%

91.8%

91.8%

  • Indigenous:

3

 

 

 

    • reading

 

60%

65.5%

65.5%

    • writing

 

70%

67%

67%

    • numeracy

 

70%

77.2%

77.2%

Year 7 Test - Percentage of students at or above the National Minimum Standard:

5, 6

 

 

 

  • all:

 

 

 

 

    • reading

 

93%

90.4%

90.4%

    • writing

 

89%

88.6%

88.6%

    • numeracy

 

95%

93.1%

93.1%

  • Indigenous:

3

 

 

 

    • reading

 

76%

73.3%

73.3%

    • writing

 

72%

71.6%

71.6%

    • numeracy

 

85%

78.9%

78.9%

Year 9 Test - Percentage of students at or above the National Minimum Standard:

5, 6

 

 

 

  • all:

 

 

 

 

    • reading

 

90%

85.2%

85.2%

    • writing

 

84%

82.1%

82.1%

    • numeracy

 

92%

93.1%

93.1%

  • Indigenous:

3

 

 

 

    • reading

 

72%

64.8%

64.8%

    • writing

 

63%

62%

62%

    • numeracy

 

75%

81.3%

81.3%

Satisfaction of parents with their child's school

7

85%

82.5%

82.5%

Satisfaction of students with their school

7

79%

77.7%

77.7%

Percentage of students continuing schooling across the key juncture - Year 7 to Year 8:

9

 

 

 

  • all

 

91%

89%

89%

  • Indigenous

3

94%

92%

92%

Average cost of service per student ($)

8

10 559

10 415

10 415

Students with disabilities

Number of state special schools

1, 10

43

43

43

Number of students in special schools

1

3 325

3 390

3 390

Number of state schools providing special education programs

1

583

583

583

Number of students with disabilities identified as needing specialist support who are enrolled in state primary and secondary schools

1

19 090

20 230

20 230

Number of students with disabilities who have:

 

 

 

 

  • been awarded a Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement

 

540

496

496

  • completed 12 years of schooling

 

1 030

910

910

Satisfaction of parents with their child's:

7

 

 

 

  • special school

 

93%

93%

93%

  • state school

 

84%

78.2%

78.2%

Average cost of service per student ($)

8

27 127

26 152

26 152

Source: Queensland State Budget 2010-11 Service Delivery Statements

Notes:

  1. Activity measures have been discontinued in the SDS to accurately reflect the government's transition to service standards with greater focus on efficiency and effectiveness.
  2. Student enrolments in state schools of distance education are distributed across the Early, Middle and Senior Phase of learning outputs according to year level.
  3. This is based on self-identified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
  4. In 2009, 24 966 students participated in the Year 2 Diagnostic Net.
  5. The first national tests for literacy and numeracy were conducted in May 2008.
  6. The estimated actual is an estimate and the errors bounds are not reported.
  7. This measure is based on information provided by parents/caregivers and students in the School Opinion Survey, administered in all State schools in August 2009. Satisfaction is calculated as those respondents either satisfied or very satisfied.
  8. Now provided as average cost per student in (i) prep and primary (ii) secondary and (iii) students with disabilities.
  9. This measure relates to the key juncture from Year 7 to Year 8 and shows the proportion of students making the transition from state primary schooling to state secondary schooling within Queensland.
  10. This measure includes 42 special schools and 1 special campus (Innisfail State College).

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