Performance in Primary Schools

Mar Molinero, Cecilio and Mancebon, M.J (2000) Performance in Primary Schools. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 51 (7). pp. 843-854. ISSN 0160-5682. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Data for this paper was collected from the OFSTED database on Hampshire primary schools. The schools in Southampton and Porstmouth were used in order to assess the factors that influence their productive efficiency. The data set included 19 variables on 176 schools and was analysed by means of Data Envelopment Analysis. Contextual variables, not included in the efficiency analysis, were used to explain the sources of inefficiency. It was found that religious orientation, parental influence and level of exclusions all impacted on the ability of a school to deliver the best possible results in standard assessment tests. This study is set within local and national priorities in education.

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Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: C. Mar-Molinero
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2009 05:50
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