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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 Grade Level and
Literacy Skill Levels

Tested Education Grade Level at Admission
(First Tests of Adult Basic Education [TABE] Scores for FY 1998-99)

Grade Level
White
Males
White
Females
Black
Males
Black
Females
Other
Males
Other
Females
Total
Percent
Cumulative
Percent
1 57 2 227 16 5 0 307 1.4 1.4
2 270 28 1,042 109 19 3 1,471 6.8 8.2
3 541 50 1,517 150 22 12 2,292 10.5 18.7
4 680 78 1,579 168 26 5 2,536 11.7 30.4
5 1,093 115 1,936 176 34 9 3,363 15.5 45.8
6 1,064 97 1,341 114 31 4 2,651 12.2 58.0
7 1,103 130 1,061 83 27 8 2,412 11.1 69.1
8 936 95 792 43 20 3 1,889 8.7 77.8
9 818 62 479 24 13 5 1,401 6.4 84.2
10 590 59 320 26 10 3 1,008 4.6 88.8
11 433 30 183 7 6 0 659 3.0 91.9
12 1,315 98 324 19 12 3 1,771 8.1 100.0
Data Unavailable 933 31 902 48 75 13 2,002    
TOTAL 9,833 875 11,703 983 300 68 23,762 100.0 100.0
Median 7.6 7.4 5.5 5.1 6.1 5.8 6.2    

Tested Literacy Skill At Admission
(First Tests of Adult Basic Education [TABE] for FY 1998-99)

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)
868 80 2,786 275 46 15 4,070 18.7 18.7
Basic Literacy
Skills (4.0 - 8.9)
4,876 515 6,709 584 138 29 12,851 59.1 77.8
Functional Literacy
Skills (9.0 - 12.9)
3,156 249 1,306 76 41 11 4,839 22.2 100.0
Data Unavailable 933 31 902 48 75 13 2,002    
TOTAL 9,833 875 11,703 983 300 68 23,762 100.0 100.0
Median 7.6 7.4 5.5 5.1 6.1 5.8 6.2