1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Aug 2010  
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Source
Tas. value
Aust. value

2009
Reading - proportion of year 5 students at or above national minimum standard
90.3%
91.7%
Writing - proportion of year 5 students at or above national minimum standard
91.4%
93.0%
Numeracy - proportion of year 5 students at or above national minimum standard
93.2%
94.2%
Year 10 to year 12 apparent retention rate (full-time students)(a)
64.1%
76.7%

r revised
(a) While Tasmanian education underwent a significant restructure of post-year 10 education in 2009, processes were undertaken by the Tasmanian Department of Education to ensure that data provided fully complied with collection definitions. See notes section of Schools, Australia, 2009 (ABS cat. no. 4221.0) for more details.

More Detailed Source Information
National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) 2009 : Achievement in Reading, Writing, Language Conventions and Numeracy Final Report, Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs (MCEECDYA):http://www.mceecdya.edu.au/
Schools, Australia (ABS cat. no. 4221.0)