Confidence levels in U.S. public school system, from 1973 to 2012

This graph shows the percentage of respondents who said they had either a great deal, or quite a lot of confidence in public schools in the United States. In 2012, 29 percent of respondents said they had confidence in public schools as compared to 37 percent in 2005.

Change in public confidence levels in public school system in the United States from 1973 to 2012

Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

June 2012


United States

Survey time period

June 7-10, 2012

Number of respondents

1,004 respondents

Age group

8-19 years

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Original question: Please tell me how much confidence you, yourself, have in i.e. the public schools; a great deal, quite a lot, some, or very little?
Data from years prior to 2012 were sourced from previous gallup polls.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Single Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Education in Nigeria"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.