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The Condition of Education 2014

Elementary and Secondary Education

Rates of School Crime

Through nearly two decades of steady decline, the nonfatal victimization rate for 12- to 18-year-old students at school fell from 181 per 1,000 students in 1992 to 35 per 1,000 in 2010; however, the rate was higher in 2012 (52 per 1,000). The victimization rate away from school for these students followed a similar pattern.

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Rate of total nonfatal victimizations against students ages 12–18 per 1,000 students, by location: 1992–2012

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).