Percentage of students ages 12-18 who reported that gangs were present at school during the previous 6 months, by urbanicity and race/ethnicity: 2005
! Interpret data with caution.
1 Other includes American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian or Pacific Islander,
and more than one race. For this report, non-Hispanic students who
identified themselves as more than one race were included in the Other
category. Respondents who identified themselves as being of Hispanic origin
are classified as Hispanic, regardless of their race.
NOTE: All gangs, whether or not they are involved in violent or illegal
activity, are included. "At school" includes the school building, on school
property, on a school bus, or 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 size for students ages 12–18 is 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, 2005.