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Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2001
Executive Summary

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Violent Deaths at School

Nonfatal Student Victimization-Student Reports

Violence and Crime at School-Public School Principal/ Disciplinarian Reports

Nonfatal Teacher Victimization at School-Teacher Reports

School Environment

Figures

Full Report (PDF)

-Supplemental Tables (PDF - 145 KB)

-Standard Error Tables (PDF - 144 KB)

-Appendix A   School Practices and Policies Related to Safety and Discipline' (PDF - 52 KB)

-Appendix B   Technical Notes (PDF - 73 KB)

-Appendix C   Glossary of Terms (PDF - 25 KB)

-Excel Tables   Zip Format (307 KB)

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List of Figures

Figure 1.1.- Number of murders and suicides of students at school and of youth ages 5 through 19 away from school: 1998-99

Figure 2.1.- Number of nonfatal crimes against students ages 12 through 18 per 1,000 students, by type of crime and location: 1992 to 1999

Figure 2.2.- Number of nonfatal crimes against students ages 12 through 18 occurring at school or going to or from school per 1,000 students, by type of crime and selected student characteristics: 1999

Figure 2.3.- Number of nonfatal crimes against students ages 12 through 18 occurring away from school per 1,000 students, by type of crime and selected student characteristics: 1999

Figure 3.1.- Percentage of students ages 12 through 18 who reported criminal victimization at school during the previous 6 months, by grade level: 1995 and 1999

Figure 4.1.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported being threatened or injured with a weapon on school property during the last 12 months, by gender: 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999

Figure 4.2.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported being threatened or injured with a weapon on school property during the last 12 months, by grade: 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999

Figure 5.1.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported having been in a physical fight in the last 12 months, by gender: 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999

Figure 5.2.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported having been in a physical fight in the last 12 months, by grade: 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999

Figure 6.1.- Percentage of students ages 12 through 18 who reported being bullied at school during the previous 6 months, by grade level and gender: 1999

Figure 7.1.- Percentage distribution of public schools according to types of crimes reported to police: 1996-97

Figure 7.2.- Percentage of public schools that reported one or more criminal incidents to police and number of incidents reported per 1,000 students, by seriousness of crimes, instructional level, and urbanicity: 1996-97

Figure 8.1.- Percentage of public schools that reported one or more criminal incidents to police, by type of crime and instructional level: 1996-97

Figure 8.2.- Number of crimes per 1,000 public school students, by type of crime, instructional level, and urbanicity: 1996-97

Figure 9.1.- Average annual number of nonfatal crimes against teachers at school per 1,000 teachers, by type of crime and selected characteristics: Aggregated from 1995 to 1999

Figure 10.1.- Percentage of teachers who reported that they were threatened with injury or that they were physi-cally attacked by a student from school during the past 12 months, by urbanicity and control: 1993-94 school year

Figure 11.1.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported carrying a weapon at least 1 day in the past 30 days, by gender: 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999

Figure 11.2.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported carrying a weapon at least 1 day in the past 30 days, by grade: 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999

Figure 12.1.- Percentage of students ages 12 through 18 who reported fearing being attacked or harmed at school during the previous 6 months, by race/ethnicity: 1989, 1995, and 1999

Figure 12.2.- Percentage of students ages 12 through 18 who reported fearing being attacked or harmed on the way to and from school during the previous 6 months, by race/ethnicity: 1989, 1995, and 1999

Figure 13.1.- Percentage of students ages 12 through 18 who reported that they avoided one or more places in school during the previous 6 months, by race/ethnicity: 1989, 1995, and 1999

Figure 13.2.- Percentage of students ages 12 through 18 who reported that they avoided one or more places in school during the previous 6 months, by urbanicity: 1989, 1995, and 1999

Figure 14.1.- Percentage of students ages 12 through 18 who reported being targets of hate-related words or who saw hate-related graffiti at school during the previous 6 months, by gender and race/ethnicity: 1999

Figure 15.1.- Percentage of students ages 12 through 18 who reported that street gangs were present at school during the previous 6 months, by control of school: 1989, 1995, and 1999

Figure 15.2.- Percentage of students ages 12 through 18 who reported that street gangs were present at school during the previous 6 months, by urbanicity: 1989, 1995, and 1999

Figure 15.3.- Percentage of students ages 12 through 18 who reported that street gangs were present at school during the previous 6 months, by race/ethnicity: 1989, 1995, and 1999

Figure 16.1.- Percentage of public schools that reported that 1 or more of 17 discipline issues was a serious problem in their school, by instructional level and urbanicity: 1996-97

Figure 17.1.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported using alcohol in the last 30 days, by gender: 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999

Figure 17.2.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported using alcohol in the last 30 days, by grade: 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999

Figure 18.1.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported using marijuana in the last 30 days, by gender: 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999

Figure 18.2.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported using marijuana in the last 30 days, by grade: 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999

Figure 19.1.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported that drugs were made available to them on school property during the last 12 months, by gender: 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999

Figure 19.2.- Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported that drugs were made available to them on school property during the last 12 months, by race/ethnicity: 1999

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