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Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 1998

List of Tables

[Supplemental Tables] [Standard Error Tables] [Appendix A. Tables] [Appendix B. Tables]

Supplemental Tables

Table 1.1a--Number of nonfatal crimes against students ages 12 through 18 occurring at school or going to or from school, by type of crime and selected student characteristics: 1992 to 1994

Table 1.1b--Number of nonfatal crimes against students ages 12 through 18 occurring at school or going to or from school, by type of crime and selected student characteristics: 1995 to 1996

Table 1.2a--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: 1992 to 1994

Table 1.2b--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: 1995 to 1996

Table 1.3a--Number of nonfatal crimes against students ages 12 through 18 occurring away from school, by type of crime and selected student characteristics: 1992 to 1994

Table 1.3b--Number of nonfatal crimes against students ages 12 through 18 occurring away from school, by type of crime and selected student characteristics: 1995 to 1996

Table 1.4a--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: 1992 to 1994

Table 1.4b--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: 1995 to 1996

Table 2.1--Percentage of students ages 12 through 19 who reported criminal victimization at school during the previous 6 months, by type of victimization, grade level, and school control: 1989 and 1995

Table 3.1--Percentage of 12th graders who reported that someone had injured them at school during the past 12 months, by use of a weapon and sex: 1976 to 1996

Table 3.2--Percentage of 12th graders who reported that someone had threatened to injure, but had not injured, them at school during the past 12 months, by use of a weapon and sex: 1976 to 1996

Table 4.1--Percentage and number of students in grades 6 to 12 who reported being bullied at school during the current school year, by urbanicity and selected student characteristics: 1993

Table 5.1--Percentage of 12th graders who reported that something of theirs had been stolen at school during the past 12 months, by sex: 1976 to 1996

Table 5.2--Percentage of 12th graders who reported that someone had deliberately damaged their property at school during the past 12 months, by sex: 1976 to 1996

Table 6.1--Percentage of public schools reporting one or more criminal incidents to police, by seriousness of the incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 6.2--Number of public schools reporting one or more criminal incidents to police, by seriousness of the incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 6.3--Number of criminal incidents occurring in public schools reported to police, by seriousness of the incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 6.4--Number of criminal incidents reported to police per 1,000 public school students, by seriousness of the incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 7.1--Percentage of public schools reporting one or more incidents of serious violent crime to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 7.2--Percentage of public schools reporting one or more less serious violent or nonviolent criminal incidents to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 7.3--Number of public schools reporting one or more incidents of serious violent crime to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 7.4--Number of public schools reporting one or more less serious violent or nonviolent criminal incidents to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 7.5--Number of serious violent criminal incidents occurring in public schools reported to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 7.6--Number of less serious violent or nonviolent criminal incidents occurring in public schools reported to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 7.7--Number of serious violent criminal incidents reported to police per 1,000 public school students, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 7.8--Number of less serious violent or nonviolent criminal incidents reported to police per 1,000 public school students, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 8.1--Number and percentage of school-associated violent deaths, by selected characteristics: 199293 and 199394 school years

Table 9.1--Number of nonfatal crimes against teachers at school and average annual number of crimes per 1,000 teachers at school, by type of crime and selected teacher characteristics: Aggregated from 1992 to 1996

Table 10.1--Percentage and number of teachers who reported that they were threatened with injury or that they were physically attacked by a student during the past 12 months, by urbanicity and selected teacher and school characteristics: 199394 school year

Table 11.1--Percentage of 12th graders who reported carrying a weapon or gun to school at least 1 day in the past 4 weeks, by sex: 1992 to 1996

Table 11.2--Percentage of students in grades 9 to 12 who reported carrying a weapon on school property at least 1 day in the past 30 days, by selected student characteristics: 1993, 1995, and 1997

Table 12.1--Percentage of students ages 12 through 19 who reported fearing being attacked or harmed at school or on the way to and from school, by selected student characteristics: 1989 and 1995

Table 13.1--Percentage and number of students ages 12 through 19 who reported that they avoided one or more places in school, by urbanicity and selected student characteristics: 1989 and 1995

Table 14.1--Percentage of students ages 12 through 19 who reported that street gangs were present at school, by urbanicity and selected student characteristics: 1989 and 1995

Table 15.1--Percentage and number of public schools reporting that 1 or more of 17 discipline issues was a serious problem in their school, by urbanicity and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table 16.1--Percentage of 12th graders who reported using alcohol in the past 12 months, by place and sex: 1976 to 1996

Table 17.1--Percentage of 12th graders who reported taking illegal drugs at school in the past 12 months, by type of drug: 1976 to 1997

Table 17.2--Percentage of 12th graders who reported taking illegal drugs in the past 12 months, by location and type of drug: 1976 to 1997

Standard Error Tables

Table S1.1a--Standard errors for table 1.1a: Number of nonfatal crimes against students ages 12 through 18 occurring at school or going to or from school, by type of crime and selected student characteristics: 1992 to 1994

Table S1.1b--Standard errors for table 1.1b: Number of nonfatal crimes against students ages 12 through 18 occurring at school or going to or from school, by type of crime and selected student characteristics: 1995 to 1996

Table S1.2a--Standard errors for table 1.2a: 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: 1992 to 1994

Table S1.2b--Standard errors for table 1.2b: 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: 1995 to 1996

Table S1.3a--Standard errors for table 1.3a: Number of nonfatal crimes against students ages 12 through 18 occurring away from school, by type of crime and selected student characteristics: 1992 to 1994

Table S1.3b--Standard errors for table 1.3b: Number of nonfatal crimes against students ages 12 through 18 occurring away from school, by type of crime and selected student characteristics: 1995 to 1996

Table S1.4a--Standard errors for table 1.4a: 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: 1992 to 1994

Table S1.4b--Standard errors for table 1.4b: 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: 1995 to 1996

Table S2.1--Standard errors for table 2.1: Percentage of students ages 12 through 19 who reported criminal victimization at school during the previous 6 months, by type of victimization, grade level, and school control: 1989 and 1995

Table S3.1--Standard errors for table 3.1: Percentage of 12th graders who reported that someone had injured them at school during the past 12 months, by use of a weapon and sex: 1976 to 1996

Table S3.2--Standard errors for table 3.2: Percentage of 12th graders who reported that someone had threatened to injure, but had not injured, them at school during the past 12 months, by use of a weapon and sex: 1976 to 1996

Table S4.1--Standard errors for table 4.1: Percentage and number of students in grades 6 to 12 who reported being bullied at school during the current school year, by urbanicity and selected student characteristics: 1993

Table S5.1--Standard errors for table 5.1: Percentage of 12th graders who reported that something of theirs had been stolen at school during the past 12 months, by sex: 1976 to 1996

Table S5.2--Standard errors for table 5.2: Percentage of 12th graders who reported that someone had deliberately damaged their property at school during the past 12 months, by sex: 1976 to 1996

Table S6.1--Standard errors for table 6.1: Percentage of public schools reporting one or more criminal incidents to police, by seriousness of the incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S6.2--Standard errors for table 6.2: Number of public schools reporting one or more criminal incidents to police, by seriousness of the incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S6.3--Standard errors for table 6.3: Number of criminal incidents occurring in public schools reported to police, by seriousness of the incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S6.4--Standard errors for table 6.4: Number of criminal incidents reported to police per 1,000 public school students, by seriousness of the incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S7.1--Standard errors for table 7.1: Percentage of public schools reporting one or more incidents of serious violent crime to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S7.2--Standard errors for table 7.2: Percentage of public schools reporting one or more less serious violent or nonviolent criminal incidents to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S7.3--Standard errors for table 7.3: Number of public schools reporting one or more incidents of serious violent crime to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S7.4--Standard errors for table 7.4: Number of public schools reporting one or more less serious violent or nonviolent criminal incidents to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S7.5--Standard errors for table 7.5: Number of serious violent criminal incidents occurring in public schools reported to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S7.6--Standard errors for table 7.6: Number of less serious violent or nonviolent criminal incidents occurring in public schools reported to police, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S7.7--Standard errors for table 7.7: Number of serious violent criminal incidents reported to police per 1,000 public school students, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S7.8--Standard errors for table 7.8: Number of less serious violent or nonviolent criminal incidents reported to police per 1,000 public school students, by type of incident, urbanicity, and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S9.1--Standard errors for table 9.1: Number of nonfatal crimes against teachers at school and average annual number of crimes per 1,000 teachers at school, by type of crime and selected teacher characteristics: Aggregated from 1992 to 1996

Table S10.1--Standard errors for table 10.1: Percentage and number of teachers who reported that they were threatened with injury or that they were physically attacked by a student during the past 12 months, by urbanicity and selected teacher and school characteristics: 199394 school year

Table S11.1--Standard errors for table 11.1: Percentage of 12th graders who reported carrying a weapon or gun to school at least 1 day in the past 4 weeks, by sex: 1992 to 1996

Table S11.2--Standard errors for table 11.2: Percentage of students in grades 9 to 12 who reported carrying a weapon on school property at least 1 day in the past 30 days, by selected student characteristics: 1993, 1995, and 1997

Table S12.1--Standard errors for table 12.1: Percentage of students ages 12 through 19 who reported fearing being attacked or harmed at school or on the way to and from school, by selected student characteristics: 1989 and 1995

Table S13.1--Standard errors for table 13.1: Percentage and number of students ages 12 through 19 who reported that they avoided one or more places in school, by urbanicity and selected student characteristics: 1989 and 1995

Table S14.1--Standard errors for table 14.1: Percentage of students ages 12 through 19 who reported that street gangs were present at school, by urbanicity and selected student characteristics: 1989 and 1995

Table S15.1--Standard errors for table 15.1: Percentage and number of public schools reporting that 1 or more of 17 discipline issues was a serious problem in their school, by urbanicity and selected school characteristics: 199697

Table S16.1--Standard errors for table 16.1: Percentage of 12th graders who reported using alcohol in the past 12 months, by place and sex: 1976 to 1996

Table S17.1--Standard errors for table 17.1: Percentage of 12th graders who reported taking illegal drugs at school in the past 12 months, by type of drug: 1976 to 1997

Table S17.2--Standard errors for table 17.2: Percentage of 12th graders who reported taking illegal drugs in the past 12 months, by location and type of drug: 1976 to 1997

Appendix A. Tables

Table A1--Percentage of public schools reporting that they have a zero tolerance policy for various specified student offenses, by selected school characteristics: 199697

Table A2--Percentage of public schools reporting that students were required to wear school uniforms, by selected school characteristics: 199697

Table A3--Percentage of public schools reporting that they use various types of security measures at their schools, by selected school characteristics: 199697

Table A4--Percentage of public schools reporting that various levels of police or other law enforcement representatives were present during a typical week, by selected school characteristics: 199697

Table A5--Percentage of public schools reporting formal school violence prevention or reduction programs or efforts, by selected school characteristics: 199697

Table A6--Number and percentage of schools in which specified disciplinary actions were taken against students, total number of actions taken, and percentage of specific disciplinary actions taken against students, by type of infraction: 199697

Table A7--Standard errors for table A1: Percentage of public schools reporting that they have a zero tolerance policy for various specified student offenses, by selected school characteristics: 199697

Table A8--Standard errors for table A2: Percentage of public schools reporting that students were required to wear school uniforms, by selected school characteristics: 199697

Table A9--Standard errors for table A3: Percentage of public schools reporting that they use various types of security measures at their schools, by selected school characteristics: 199697

Table A10--Standard errors for table A4: Percentage of public schools reporting that various levels of police or other law enforcement representatives were present during a typical week, by selected school characteristics: 199697

Table A11--Standard errors for table A5: Percentage of public schools reporting formal school violence prevention or reduction programs or efforts, by selected school characteristics: 199697

Table A12--Standard errors for table A6: Number and percentage of schools in which specified disciplinary actions were taken against students, total number of actions taken, and percentage of specific disciplinary actions taken against students, by type of infraction: 199697

Appendix B. Tables

Table B1--Descriptions of data sources and samples used in the report

Table B2--Wording of survey questions used to construct indicators

Table B3--Methods used ot calculate standard errors of statistics for different surveys


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