Percentage of public schools that used selected safety and security measures: Various school years, 1999-2000, 2003-04, and 2005-06
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 sizes of public schools are 82,000 in
1999–2000, 80,500 in 2003–04, and 83,200 in 2005–06.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education
Statistics, 1999–2000, 2003–04, and 2005–06 School Survey on Crime and
Safety (SSOCS), 2000, 2004, and 2006.