Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q9a: In your opinion, how do students in your community compare with others in the state in terms of elementary school achievement?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In your opinion, how do students in your community compare with others in the state in terms of elementary school achievement? among the best 0% 9% 18% 10% 10%
above average 48% 32% 37% 40% 35%
average 40% 45% 33% 39% 42%
below average 4% 3% 4% 0% 3%
among the worst 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
don't know 7% 10% 8% 10% 9%
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 do students in your community compare with others in the state in terms of elementary school achievement? among the best 8% 10% 11% 18% 13% 10%
above average 31% 35% 45% 42% 41% 35%
average 46% 43% 33% 31% 37% 42%
below average 4% 2% 2% 4% 4% 3%
among the worst 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
don't know 11% 10% 8% 4% 5% 9%
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 do students in your community compare with others in the state in terms of elementary school achievement? among the best 12% 7% 9% 7% 10% 17% 10%
above average 27% 34% 38% 40% 28% 38% 35%
average 48% 44% 43% 41% 44% 34% 42%
below average 1% 4% 4% 3% 4% 2% 3%
among the worst 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0%
don't know 12% 11% 6% 8% 12% 8% 9%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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