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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Tested Literacy Skill Levels

Tested Literacy Skill Levels at Admission
First Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Scores for 1997-98
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) 773 68 2,550 279 32 15 3,717 17.9 17.9
Basic Literacy Skills (4.0 - 8.9) 3,861 337 5,974 486 83 25 10,766 51.9 69.9
Functional Literacy Skills (9.0 - 12.9) 3,832 394 1,828 119 62 14 6,249 30.1 100.0
Data Unavailable 932 26 805 64 78 17 1,922    
TOTAL 9,398 825 11,157 948 255 71 22,654 100.0 100.0
Median 8.6 8.9 6.2 5.4 7.6 7.8 7.4