Percentage of public schools that used selected safety and security measures: School year 2005-06
1 Excludes athletes.
2 One or more checks or sweeps.
3 For example, drugs or weapons. Does not include dog sniffs.
NOTE: Responses were provided by the principal or the person most
knowledgeable about crime and safety issues at the school. Respondents
were instructed to respond only for those times that were during normal
school hours or when school activities or events were in session, unless the
survey specified otherwise. Population size is 83,200 public schools.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education
Statistics, 2005–06 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS), 2006.