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.
September 1, 2015:2009-10 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) Survey Documentation
September 1, 2015:2009-10 School Survey on Crime and Safety: Public-Use Data Files and Codebook
September 1, 2015:2009-10 School Survey on Crime and Safety: Public-Use Data File's User's Manual
July 9, 2015:Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2014