Percentage of students ages 12-18 who reported being targets of hate-related words and seeing hate-related graffiti at school during the previous 6 months, by selected student and school characteristics: 2005
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: "At school" includes the school building, on school property, on a
school bus, or going to and from school. Hate-related refers to derogatory
terms used by others in reference to students' personal characteristics. 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.