Classrooms have windows; secure locking doors; smooth chalkboards; intact roofs; adequate seating and desks; smooth, level floor.
Secure windows; intact roof; secure locking door; adequate workspace for each teacher; updated postiongs or bulletin boards.
Library, science laboratory, computer laboratory, store rooms. Secure windows; intact roofs; secure locking door.
Grounds are well maintained; students have shaded seating areas; toilets are private and adequate in number and capacity; dependable water source is near school.
Hostel, teachers’ houses, kitchen, social hall. Note capacity, furnishings, condition.
Chalk, tape, flipchart paper, markers, straight edges, compasses, protractors, triangles, manipulatives.
Number; subject; date; condition.
Computers; calculators; rulers; chemicals, specimens, balance, student apparatus (dissection apparatus, chemical glassware, PPE); demonstration apparatus; informational posters; athletic equipment; soap; vehicle; maintenance supplies (brooms, mops, buckets, pails, slashers, hoes).
Schemes up to date; lesson plan for each lesson; teachers present during their classes; teachers arrive to work punctually.
Teachers provide adequate time; encourage higher order thinking skills; continuously assess students and their classes; involve all students; gender balance in attention.
Students ask and answer questions; pay attention to teacher; work on task.
Clubs meet regularly and keep attendance; sports teams practice and compete with other schools; field trips; newspaper; dramas
Records of term grades; attendance; enrollment; school fees register; pass/fail.
Ledgers of income and expenditures; budgets; receipts kept; financial procedures with checks and balances.
Inventories of capital property; secure access procedures for books and valuable property; property is available for academic use.
Schemes and lesson plans are checked; Teacher time book is maintained; schedule and records of teacher observations.
Number of teachers; qualifications of teachers for subjects taught; timely staff meetings, useful and frequent staff insets.
Gropups meet regularly and are active in school affairs.
Reputation of school in the community is good; school involves the community in its activities.
Equitable gender treatment; positive student-teacher relations; policies and practices promote inclusion with respect to gender, religion, ethnicity.
Toilets are clean and sanitary, handwashing stations are supplied with water and soap, girl students have wash area; policies and practices combat violence and abuse; physical safety hazards eliminated; punishment and discipline policies and practices are fair and not abusive; school has a harassment policy.
Number of students beginning and finishing each form last year, disaggregated by gender; repeaters each form, disaggregated by gender.
MSCE pass rates last 3 years, disaggregated by gender.
Eligibility for tertiary education; applications submitted; admissions.
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