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Table C.1.a.-2  Percentage of public school teachers who reported potential problems as "serious problems" in their schools, by type of problem, locale, and grade level taught: 2011-12 (Table C.1.a.-2—Continued)

School locale and grade level taught Lack of parental involvement   Poverty   Students come to school unprepared to learn   Student apathy   Student tardiness
Percent   Standard error   Percent   Standard error   Percent   Standard error   Percent   Standard error   Percent   Standard error
Total 24.6   (0.54)   29.0   (0.59)   30.2   (0.59)   20.0   (0.44)   11.9   (0.33)
City 33.7   (1.32)   40.1   (1.35)   40.5   (1.29)   23.9   (1.01)   18.4   (0.92)
Suburban 20.3   (0.83)   20.8   (0.95)   25.0   (0.99)   17.5   (0.78)   10.7   (0.53)
Town 25.2   (0.99)   33.5   (1.21)   30.4   (1.06)   20.3   (0.86)   8.5   (0.72)
Rural 19.9   (0.85)   25.2   (0.85)   25.6   (0.80)   18.6   (0.63)   8.0   (0.44)
                                       
Primary 21.7   (0.97)   30.7   (1.04)   25.5   (1.09)   10.5   (0.74)   8.4   (0.63)
City 31.8   (2.07)   42.5   (2.27)   36.6   (2.22)   15.2   (1.59)   13.9   (1.49)
Suburban 17.3   (1.56)   23.2   (1.86)   20.7   (1.71)   8.2   (1.16)   6.7   (0.95)
Town 22.7   (1.64)   33.4   (2.51)   24.5   (1.87)   10.3   (1.30)   6.3   (1.06)
Rural 14.7   (1.35)   25.0   (1.60)   18.8   (1.27)   8.0   (0.87)   4.8   (0.72)
                                       
Middle 24.1   (0.66)   26.0   (0.73)   33.5   (0.72)   24.6   (0.60)   9.3   (0.46)
City 31.9   (1.66)   35.0   (1.93)   44.5   (1.90)   29.3   (1.57)   15.6   (1.41)
Suburban 20.4   (1.01)   18.0   (1.02)   27.0   (1.11)   21.8   (1.17)   8.1   (0.83)
Town 25.1   (1.34)   36.4   (1.75)   36.1   (1.55)   24.6   (1.48)   6.5   (0.95)
Rural 20.3   (1.29)   21.9   (1.25)   29.2   (1.26)   23.3   (1.32)   5.7   (0.78)
                                       
High school 29.2   (0.74)   27.2   (0.89)   35.9   (0.88)   32.3   (0.75)   19.4   (0.57)
City 38.8   (1.62)   38.9   (2.06)   46.5   (1.83)   36.5   (1.69)   29.6   (1.48)
Suburban 24.6   (1.26)   18.3   (1.23)   30.3   (1.28)   29.5   (1.10)   19.0   (1.03)
Town 28.9   (1.46)   31.0   (1.88)   35.2   (1.71)   33.6   (1.42)   13.8   (1.49)
Rural 26.3   (1.27)   25.8   (1.25)   33.4   (1.39)   31.5   (1.22)   13.4   (0.92)
                                       
Combined 26.6   (1.99)   31.7   (2.44)   31.6   (1.57)   23.4   (1.46)   11.8   (1.07)
City 32.8   (6.49)   39.1   (5.55)   38.4   (5.34)   29.4   (4.52)   17.5   (3.79)
Suburban 25.8   (4.20)   24.6   (4.16)   31.5   (4.24)   23.9   (4.07)   13.3   (3.48)
Town 30.2   (4.15)   35.9   (5.61)   39.5   (4.54)   27.2   (3.61)   7.9   (2.27)
Rural 22.3   (1.61)   28.4   (1.94)   26.0   (2.11)   18.9   (1.54)   8.4   (0.87)
See notes at end of table.