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

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Population on June 30, 1999

Tested Literacy Skill Levels
(Most Recent Tests of Adult Basic Education [TABE]
Scores as of June 30, 1999)

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) 2,197 89 7,546 486 259 25 10,602 17.7 17.7
Basic Literacy Skills (4.0 - 8.9) 8,740 551 16,721 933 428 49 27,422 45.8 63.6
Functional Literacy Skills (9.0 - 12.9) 12,838 831 7,470 331 296 43 21,809 36.4 100.0
Data Unavailable 4,043 116 4,087 144 341 35 8,766    
Total 27,818 1,587 35,824 1,894 1,324 152 68,599 100.0 100.0
Median 9.3 9.5 6.2 5.7 6.3 6.6 7.4