Tertiary entrance performance : the role of student background and school factors.
Longitudinal surveys of Australian youth research report ; n.22
This report examines the tertiary entrance performance of students in Year 12 in 1998 using data from the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) project to address a variety of issues relating to tertiary entrance performance. The first part of the report examines the relationship between tertiary entrance performance and a variety of demographic, socioeconomic, educational and psychological factors. The second part focuses on individual schools, examining the impact of schools on student performance. School effectiveness is also addressed in this report.