Percentage of public and private school teachers who reported that they were threatened with injury or that they were physically attacked by a student from school during the previous 12 months, by urbanicity and instructional level: School year 2003-04
NOTE: Instructional level divides teachers into elementary or secondary based
on a combination of the grades taught, main teaching assignment, and the
structure of the teachers' class(es). Please see the glossary for a more detailed
definition. Teachers who taught only prekindergarten students are excluded.
The public sector includes public, public charter, and Bureau of Indian Affairs
school teachers. Population size for teachers is 3,704,000 in 2003–04.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education
Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Teacher Data
File," "Private School Teacher Data File," and "Bureau of Indian Affairs
Teacher Data File," 2003–04.