Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q46b: In your opinion, how do students in your community compare with others in the state in terms of high 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 high school achievement? Among the Best 7% 8% 20% 12% 11%
Above Average 31% 26% 31% 30% 28%
Average 38% 42% 30% 38% 39%
Below Average 12% 12% 13% 11% 12%
Among the Worst 0% 1% 3% 1% 1%
Don't Know 12% 11% 3% 9% 10%
*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 do students in your community compare with others in the state in terms of high school achievement? Among the Best 8% 9% 15% 20% 19% 11%
Above Average 23% 30% 33% 30% 32% 28%
Average 43% 40% 41% 25% 29% 39%
Below Average 15% 10% 4% 13% 11% 12%
Among the Worst 1% 0% 1% 2% 4% 1%
Don't Know 10% 11% 6% 9% 5% 10%
*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 do students in your community compare with others in the state in terms of high school achievement? Among the Best 9% 8% 10% 11% 8% 16% 11%
Above Average 26% 26% 28% 23% 29% 33% 28%
Average 42% 44% 37% 43% 36% 34% 39%
Below Average 9% 9% 16% 12% 13% 9% 12%
Among the Worst 2% 0% 0% 0% 2% 2% 1%
Don't Know 10% 12% 8% 10% 12% 6% 10%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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