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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2010
NCES 2011-002
November 2010


Figure 8.2.

Percentage of students ages 1218 who reported that gangs were present at school, by sex: Various years, 200107


Percentage of students ages 1218 who reported that gangs were present at school, by sex: Various years, 200107
1 In 2007, the reference period was the school year, whereas in prior survey years the reference period was the previous 6 months. Cognitive testing showed that estimates from 2007 are comparable to previous years.
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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, various years, 20012007.
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