The School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) is the primary source of school-level data on crime and safety for the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The SSOCS is a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of about 3,500 public elementary and secondary schools. To find out more information about SSOCS, please click on the questions below.
For a more complete look at the topics covered by SSOCS, see Survey Topics.
May 2011:New Web Tables Report on Bullying has been added to the redesigned Table Library
The newly released web tables report, Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results from the 2007 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey, has been added to the redesigned table library of the CSS & SSOCS websites.
June 10, 2014:Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2013
June 26, 2013:Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2012
February 22, 2012:Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2011
May 31, 2011:Crime, Violence, Discipline, and Safety in U.S. Public Schools: Findings From the School Survey on Crime and Safety: 2009–10