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Number and percentage of public and BIE school teachers who were threatened with injury or physically attacked by a student from their school in the past 12 months, by selected school characteristics: 1999-2000, 2003-04, and 2007-08

    Teachers who were threatened with injury   Teachers who were physically attacked  
    1999-2000   2003-04   2007-08   1999-2000   2003-04   2007-08  
Selected school characteristic   Number   Percent of total   Number   Percent of total   Number   Percent of total   Number   Percent of total   Number   Percent of total   Number   Percent of total  
All public schools   287,220   9.6   242,080   7.4   276,640   8.1   124,910   4.2   121,440   3.7   146,370   4.3  
School classification                                                  
Traditional public   285,340   9.6   238,920   7.4   270,650   8.1   124,050   4.2   119,700   3.7   143,910   4.3  
Charter school   1,870   10.8   3,160   7.5   6,000   8.3   860   4.9   1,740   4.1   2,460   3.4  
All BIE schools   450   12.6   540   13.5   600   13.8   220   6.3   200   5.0   260   5.9  
NOTE: BIE school refers to schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) that are operated by the BIE, a tribe, or a private contractor and not by a regular school district. The BIE was founded in 2007 and is part of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Teacher, BIA School Teacher, and Charter School Teacher Data Files," 1999-2000, "Public School Teacher and BIA School Teacher Data Files," 2003-04, and "Public School Teacher and BIE School Teacher Data Files," 2007-08.


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