The Ahpsort II To Evaluate The High Level Instruction Performances

Gerarda Fattoruso, Paola Mancini, Gabriella Marcarelli


This paper aims to propose a model for ranking Italian high schools based on the several performance outputs. In order to analyze the performance of Italian public High Schools we consider the students’ school performance and their academic achievements; also the school characteristics may influence the performance evaluation of high schools, although the importance of these aspects is certainly less than the results achieved by students.
Data are from Eduscopio and ScuolaInChiaro portals and refers to the 2019/20 school year. We analyze a sample of 263 high schools (HS) in all Italian Regions. For each school we consider nine outputs related to students' school and academic performance, and school characteristics. We assess the performance of high schools using a multi-criteria approach. Our analysis involves a high number of schools, so we apply the AHPSort II method which in addition to defining the ranking of schools also defines their classification. Our results show that scientific lyceums are all in the first class regardless the geographic area.


school ranking; academic performance; students’ achievements; AHPSort II

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