Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2012 Data Tables

« Back to the table of contents

Q45b: In your opinion, how good of a job does your local K-12 education system do in preparing students for the job market in your region?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In your opinion, how good of a job does your local K-12 education system do in preparing students for the job market in your region? A Very Good Job 18% 20% 30% 25% 22%
A Fair Job 58% 51% 53% 49% 51%
A Poor Job 20% 21% 12% 17% 19%
Don't Know 3% 8% 5% 9% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
In your opinion, how good of a job does your local K-12 education system do in preparing students for the job market in your region? A Very Good Job 21% 20% 28% 28% 26% 22%
A Fair Job 48% 52% 56% 52% 56% 51%
A Poor Job 22% 20% 11% 16% 13% 19%
Don't Know 9% 8% 5% 4% 5% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  MI regions based on State of the State Survey Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
In your opinion, how good of a job does your local K-12 education system do in preparing students for the job market in your region? A Very Good Job 18% 22% 22% 21% 22% 25% 22%
A Fair Job 48% 49% 51% 50% 54% 54% 51%
A Poor Job 24% 19% 22% 21% 16% 15% 19%
Don't Know 10% 10% 6% 8% 8% 6% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

« Back to the table of contents