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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Inmate Admissions



TESTED LITERACY SKILL LEVELS AT ADMISSION
(First Tests of Adult Basic Education [TABE] for FY 1996-97)
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) 745 33 2,470 180 32 2 3,462 17.8 17.8
Basic Literacy Skills(4.0 - 8.9) 3,824 319 5,434 503 116 15 10,211 52.5 70.3
Functional Literacy Skills (9.0 - 12.9) 3,743 228 1,665 107 40 3 5,786 29.7 100
Data Unavailable 1,125 228 940 102 91 6 2,492    
TOTAL 9437 808 10509 892 279 26 21951 100 100
Median 8.6 8.4 6.1 6 6.5 7.6 7.4