School Engagement – Supplemental Data Tables

Children Aged 6–17 Engaged in School, by Location and Engagement Status, 2011–2012
Location Status Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban Never, Rarely, or Sometimes 7,576,956 19.2 0.41%
Usually 11,153,400 28.2 0.44%
Always 20,835,210 52.7 0.51%
Large Rural Never, Rarely, or Sometimes 950,318 21.7 0.99%
Usually 1,224,803 27.9 1.12%
Always 2,210,859 50.4 1.25%
Small Rural Never, Rarely, or Sometimes 886,097 20.2 0.86%
Usually 1,329,855 30.3 1.23%
Always 2,173,334 49.5 1.23%
Children Aged 6–17 Engaged in School, by Location and Race/Ethnicity, 2011–2012
Location Race/Ethnicity Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban Hispanic 7,553,786 81.1 1.13%
Non-Hispanic White 16,195,765 82.1 0.46%
Non-Hispanic Black 4,412,469 73.7 1.11%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 3,339,397 85.1 1.07%
Large Rural Hispanic 555,266 85.1 2.23%
Non-Hispanic White 2,244,618 76.7 1.26%
Non-Hispanic Black 311,010 75.9 3.07%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 272,852 81.1 2.55%
Small Rural Hispanic 492,389 84.9 2.34%
Non-Hispanic White 2,386,765 79.4 1.03%
Non-Hispanic Black 270,383 75.1 3.34%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 292,023 78.5 2.50%
Children Aged 6–17 Engaged in School, 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 5,779,075 73.6 1.18%
100–199% FPL 6,253,401 78.6 0.96%
200–399% FPL 9,183,046 82.0 0.71%
≥400% FPL 10,773,088 85.8 0.54%
Large Rural 0–99% FPL 757,451 73.8 2.19%
100–199% FPL 981,116 79.1 1.91%
200–399% FPL 1,003,562 77.1 1.89%
≥400% FPL 693,534 84.9 1.71%
Small Rural 0–99% FPL 779,376 74.7 2.03%
100–199% FPL 925,783 78.1 1.84%
200–399% FPL 1,218,524 82.1 1.39%
≥400% FPL 579,506 85.7 1.53%
Children Aged 6–17 Engaged in School, by Location and Age, 2011–2012
Location Age in Years Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 6–11 16,596,767 85.4 0.53%
12–17 15,391,843 76.4 0.61%
Large Rural 6–11 1,801,692 84.1 1.25%
12–17 1,633,970 72.8 1.48%
Small Rural 6–11 1,782,877 83.2 1.16%
12–17 1,720,311 76.5 1.27%
Children Aged 6–17 Engaged in School, by Location and Homework Status, 2011–2012
Location Cares About School or Does Homework Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban Sometimes, Rarely or Never 7,576,956 19.2 0.41%
Usually/Always 31,988,610 80.8 0.41%
Large Rural Sometimes, Rarely or Neverk 950,318 21.7 0.99%
Usually/Always 3,435,662 78.3 0.99%
Small Rural Sometimes, Rarely or Never 886,097 20.2 0.86%
Usually/Always 3,503,189 79.8 0.86%

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