Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2009 Data Tables

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Q8a: In your opinion, how well does your local K-12 education system prepare students for college?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In your opinion, how well does your local K-12 education system prepare students for college? a very good job 45% 36% 48% 48% 40%
a fair job 48% 50% 43% 38% 47%
a poor job 7% 7% 5% 9% 7%
don't know 1% 6% 3% 5% 5%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
In your opinion, how well does your local K-12 education system prepare students for college? a very good job 36% 39% 47% 52% 46% 40%
a fair job 48% 51% 41% 37% 45% 47%
a poor job 8% 6% 7% 9% 8% 7%
don't know 8% 4% 5% 1% 1% 5%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
In your opinion, how well does your local K-12 education system prepare students for college? a very good job 42% 38% 41% 37% 33% 49% 40%
a fair job 43% 48% 46% 50% 53% 42% 47%
a poor job 9% 7% 7% 6% 9% 7% 7%
don't know 6% 7% 5% 6% 5% 2% 5%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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