|Figure 14-1: Percentage of public schools recording and reporting to the police at least one incident or one serious violent incident of crime that occurred at school: Selected school years, 1999-2000 through 2009-10Percentage of public schools recording violent incidents of crime that occurred at school, by number of incidents and school locale: School year 2009-10|
1 Incidents of crime include serious violent incidents, violent incidents (which include serious violent incidents), theft/larceny, and "other" incidents.
2 Serious violent incidents include rape or attempted rape, sexual battery other than rape, physical attack or fight with a weapon, threat of physical attack with a weapon, and robbery with or without a weapon.
NOTE: "At school" was defined to include activities that happen in school buildings, on school grounds, on school buses, and at places that hold school-sponsored events or activities. Respondents were instructed to include incidents that occurred before, during, or after normal school hours or when school activities or events were in session. For more information on the School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS), see Appendix B – Guide to Sources.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 1999–2000, 2003–04, 2005–06, 2007–08, and 2009–10 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS), 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2010.