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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Tested Literacy Skill Levels at Admission
(First Tests of Adult Basic Education [TABE] for FY 1995-96)

Literacy Skill Level White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative Percent
Less than Basic Literacy (1.0-3.9) 605 42 2,020 186 38 0 2,891 16.5 16.5
Basic Literacy Skills (4.0 - 8.9) 3,317 310 4,760 524 80 10 9,001 51.5 68
Functional Literacy Skills (9.0 - 12.9) 3,496 388 1,520 137 40 5 5,586 32 100
Data Unavailable 1,463 76 1,703 75 136 3 3,456    
TOTAL 8,881 816 10,003 922 294 18 20,934 100 100
Median 8.7 9.2 6.2 6.1 6.6 8.2 7.6