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# Table 2 School questionnaire variables with cross-country average correlation coefficients *r* ≥ ±0.2 with the students’ achievement scores averaged at school level

Label | Name | Used in model* |
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Approximately what percentages of students in your school have the following backgrounds? (Come from economically disadvantaged homes) | BCBG03A | T8—Model 1 to Model 10 |

ACBG03A | P4—Model 11 | |

T4—Model 1 to Model 6 | ||

Approximately what percentages of students in your school have the following backgrounds? (Come from economically affluent homes) | BCBG03B | T8—Model 2 to Model 10 |

ACBG03B | P4—Model 10 to Model 11 | |

T4—Model 2 to Model 6 | ||

How many people live in the city, town, or area where your school is located? | BCBG05A | T8—Model 8 to Model 10 |

ACBG05A | P4—Model 3 to Model 11 | |

Which best describes the immediate area in which your school is located? | BCBG05B | T8—Model 7 to Model 10 |

Which best characterizes the average income level of the school’s immediate area? | BCBG05C | T8—Model 10 |

ACBG05C | P4—Model 1 to Model 11 | |

T4—Model 3 to Model 6 | ||

How would you characterize each of the following within your school? (Teachers’ expectations for student achievement) | BCBG11D | T8—Model 3 to Model 10 |

ACBG12D | P4—Model 5 to Model 11 | |

How would you characterize each of the following within your school? (Parental support for student achievement) | BCBG11E | T8—Model 5 to Model 10 |

ACBG12E | P4—Model 7 to Model 11 | |

T4—Model 4 to Model 6 | ||

How would you characterize each of the following within your school? (Parental involvement in school activities) | BCBG11F | T8—Model 6 to Model 10 |

ACBG12F | P4—Model 9 to Model 11 | |

T4—Model 5 to Model 6 | ||

How would you characterize each of the following within your school? (Students’ desire to do well at school) | BCBG11H | T8—Model 4 to Model 10 |

ACBG12H | P4—Model 8 to Model 11 | |

T4—Model 6 | ||

To what degree is each of the following a problem among <fourth/eight-grade> students in your school? (Unjustified absenteeism) | BCBG12AB | T8—Model 9 to Model 10 |

ACBG13AB | P4—Model 2 to Model 11 | |

About how many of the students in your school can do the following when they begin primary/elementary school? (Read some words) | ACBG16B | P4—Model 4 to Model 11 |

About how many of the students in your school can do the following when they begin primary/elementary school? (Recognize most of the letters of the alphabet) | ACBG16A | P4—Model 5 to Model 11 |