Percentage of students ages 12-18 who reported criminal victimization at school during the previous 6 months, by type of victimization: Various years, 1995-2005
1 Serious violent crimes are also included in violent crimes.
NOTE: Theft includes purse snatching, pick pocketing, all burglaries,
attempted forcible entry, and all attempted and completed thefts except
motor vehicle thefts. Theft does not include robbery in which threat or use
of force is involved. Serious violent crimes include rape, sexual assault,
robbery, and aggravated assault. Violent crimes include serious violent
crimes and simple assault. Total crimes include violent crimes and theft.
"At school" includes the school building, on school property, on a school
bus, and, from 2001 onward, going to and from school. In 2005, the
unit response rate for this survey did not meet NCES statistical standards;
therefore, interpret the data with caution. For more information, please see
appendix A. Population sizes for students ages 12–18 are 23,325,000 in
1995; 24,614,000 in 1999; 24,315,000 in 2001; 25,684,000 in 2003; and
25,811,000 in 2005.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School
Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, various