Repeating a Grade – Supplemental Data Tables

Children Aged 6–17 Who Repeated Any Grades Since Starting Kindergarten, by Location and Status, 2011–2012
Location Repeated a Grade Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban No 36,259,914 91.8 0.30%
Yes 3,238,995 8.2 0.30%
Large Rural No 3,846,086 87.9 0.92%
Yes 529,926 12.1 0.92%
Small Rural No 3,748,624 86.0 1.01%
Yes 609,452 14.0 1.01%
Children Aged 6–17 Who Repeated Any Grades Since Starting Kindergarten, by Location and Age, 2011–2012
Location Age in Years Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 6–11 1,144,625 5.9 0.39%
12–17 2,094,370 10.4 0.45%
Large Rural 6–11 219,034 10.2 1.43%
12–17 310,892 13.9 1.18%
Small Rural 6–11 260,678 12.2 1.42%
12–17 348,774 15.7 1.44%
Children Aged 6–17 Who Repeated Any Grades Since Starting Kindergarten, by Location and Sex, 2011–2012
Location Sex Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban Male 2,004,577 9.9 0.45%
Female 1,226,534 6.4 0.38%
Large Rural Male 321,931 14.4 1.48%
Female 207,857 9.7 1.04%
Small Rural Male 361,261 16.1 1.36%
Female 248,191 11.8 1.51%
Children Aged 6–17 Who Repeated Any Grades Since Starting Kindergarten, by Location and Poverty Level, 2011–2012
Location Poverty Level Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Federal Poverty Level (FPL) is based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines. Poverty was $23,050 for a family of 4 in 2012.
Urban 0–99% FPL 1,303,753 16.7 1.01%
100–199% FPL 775,674 9.8 0.67%
200–399% FPL 669,470 6.0 0.44%
≥400% FPL 490,098 3.9 0.33%
Large Rural 0–99% FPL 231,444 22.6 2.46%
100–199% FPL 152,783 12.3 1.79%
200–399% FPL 104,109 8.0 1.44%
≥400% FPL 41,590 5.1 1.02%
Small Rural 0–99% FPL 246,989 24.0 2.43%
100–199% FPL 201,681 17.1 2.16%
200–399% FPL 132,506 8.9 1.66%
≥400% FPL 28,276 4.2 0.80%

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