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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 Population

Tested Literacy Skill Levels

Tested Literacy Skill Levels
Most Recent Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Scores as of June 30, 1998
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) 1,938 76 7,097 396 224 8 9,739 16.9 16.9
Basic Literacy Skills (4.0 - 8.9) 9,012 455 16,736 960 410 36 27,609 48.0 64.9
Functional Literacy Skills (9.0 - 12.9) 11,765 794 6,966 349 266 30 20,170 35.1 100.0
Data Unavailable 4,016 179 3,979 186 359 43 8,762    
TOTAL 26,731 1,504 34,778 1,891 1,259 117 66,280 100.0 100.0
Median 9.1 9.6 6.5 6.2 7.2 8.4 7.8