In 2005, a higher percentage of American Indian/ Alaska Native students in grades 9–12 (22 percent) reported being in a fight on school property than their White (12 percent) and Asian peers (6 percent) in the past 12 months. However, there was no measurable difference between the percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native students who reported being in a fight and the percentage of Black (17 percent) and Hispanic students (18 percent) who reported doing so over the same period in 2005.
There were no measurable differences between the percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native students who reported being threatened or injured with a weapon in the past 12 months and the percentages of White, Black, Hispanic, and Asian students who reported being threatened or injured with a weapon over the same period.
In addition, there were no measurable differences in the percentages of students who reported that they carried a weapon to school on at least 1 day during the previous 30 days for American Indians/Alaska Natives and their White, Black, and Hispanic peers. However, a higher percentage of American Indian/ Alaska Native students (7 percent) than Asian students (3 percent) reported carrying a weapon to school in the previous 30 days.
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