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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2007
NCES 2008-021
December 2007


Figure 9.2.

Percentage of students in grades 9-12 who reported that drugs were made available to them on school property during the previous 12 months, by race/ethnicity: 2005



Percentage of students in grades 9-12 who reported that drugs were made available to them on school property during the previous 12 months, by race/ethnicity: 2005

1 American Indian includes Alaska Native, Black includes African American, Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian, and Hispanic includes Latino. Respondents who identified themselves as being of Hispanic origin are classified as Hispanic, regardless of their race.
NOTE: "On school property" was not defined for survey respondents. Population size from the Digest of Education Statistics, 2005 (NCES 2006-030) for students in grades 9–12 is 16,286,000 (projected) in 2005.
SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), 2005.
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