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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 ON JUNE 30, 2000

Tested Literacy Skill Levels
(Most Recent Tests of Adult Basic Education [TABE] Scores as of June 30, 2000)

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)
2,399
113
7,645
491
265
27
10,940
17.8%
17.8%
Basic Literacy Skills (4.0-8.9)
8,851
617
16,864
1,016
458
67
27,873
45.3%
63.1%
Functional Literacy Skills (9.0-12.9)
13,436
911
7,587
351
349
57
22,691
36.9%
100.0%
Data Unavailable
4,408
159
4,556
169
396
41
9,729
 
 
Total
29,094
1,800
36,652
2,027
1,468
192
71,233
100.0%
100.0%
Median
9.4
9.5
6.1
5.9
6.4
6.4
7.3