Employment of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to estimate school efficiency

Rita de Fátima Muniz Wagner Bandeira Andriola Sheila Maria Muniz Antônio Clécio Fontelles Thomaz About the authors


The objective of this article is to know the factors that can influence the learning outcomes of students through the Permanent Evaluation System of Basic Education (Spaece). To this end, the methodology called Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) was used to evaluate the relative efficiency of school units in the municipality of Sobral (CE). It was evident that the presence of libraries, computer labs, sports courts and rooms for special care in school units are significant factors that can contribute to the high performance of students, thus impacting school efficiency.

Data Envelopment Analysis; School Efficiency; Systems Evaluation; Elementary Education

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