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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2012
NCES 2013-036
2013


Table 21.1.

Percentage of students ages 12–18 who reported selected security measures at school: Various years, 1999–2011


Security measure 1999 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011
Total 99.4 99.3 99.6 99.8 99.3 99.6
               
Metal detectors 9.0 8.7 10.1 10.7 10.1 10.6 11.2
Locker checks 53.3 53.5 53.0 53.2 53.6 53.8 53.0
One or more security cameras to
   monitor the school
38.5 47.9 57.9 66.0 70.0 76.7
Security guards and/or assigned
   police officers
54.1 63.6 69.6 68.3 68.8 68.1 69.8
Other school staff or other adult
   supervision in the hallway
85.4 88.3 90.6 90.1 90.0 90.6 88.9
A requirement that students wear
   badges or picture identification
21.2 22.5 24.9 24.3 23.4 24.8
A code of student conduct 95.1 95.3 95.5 95.9 95.6 95.7
Locked entrance or exit doors
   during the day
38.1 48.8 52.8 54.3 60.9 64.3 64.5
A requirement that visitors sign in 87.1 90.2 91.7 93.0 94.3 94.3 94.9
— Not available.
NOTE: "At school" includes the school building, on school property, on a school bus, and, from 2001 onward, 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, 1999–2011.
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