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Table 2.  Number and percentage of public schools reporting incidents of crime that occurred at school to police, the number of incidents reported to police, and the rate of incidents reported to police per 1,000 students, by incident type and selected school characteristics: School year 2005–06 (Table 2—Continued)

  Violent incidents reported to police1   Serious violent incidents reported to police2
School characteristic  Num-
ber of schools
  Per-
cent of schools
  Num-
ber of incidents
  Rate per 1000 students   Num-
of schools
  Per-
cent of schools
  Num-
ber of incidents
  Rate per 1000 students  
All public schools  31,360   38   353,600   7   10,510   13   31,700   1  
                                 
Level5                                 
Primary  9,080   19   40,700   2   3,010   6   6,300   #  
Middle  9,810   63   131,200   13   3,070   20   9,500   1  
High school  9,040   77   154,400   13   3,450   30   13,500   1  
Combined  3,430   46   27,200   9   980   13   2,500 ! 1 !
                                 
Enrollment size                                 
Less than 300  5,540   27   23,500   5   1,760   8   4,000   1  
300–499  5,900   25   29,200   3   1,460   6   3,000   #  
500–999  12,620   43   125,600   6   4,120   14   10,900   1  
1,000 or more  7,300   78   175,300   12   3,170   34   13,700   1  
                                 
Urbanicity                                 
City  8,800   42   134,100   9   3,880   18   14,800   1  
Urban fringe  9,800   36   126,700   7   3,150   11   9,300   #  
Town  3,470   42   31,500   8   1,010   12   2,000 ! #  
Rural  9,290   35   61,400   6   2,470   9   5,600   1  
                                 
Crime level where
    students live6
                               
High  3,290   50   55,700   14   1,710   26   7,900   2  
Moderate  6,810   43   96,500   10   2,660   17   8,100   1  
Low  16,730   33   137,100   5   4,580   9   10,400   #  
Mixed  4,530   43   64,300   9   1,560   15   5,300   1  
                                 
Percent minority
    enrollment7
                               
Less than 5 percent  5,430   33   33,400   5   1,220   7   2,600   #  
5 to 20 percent  7,140   35   61,900   5   2,370   12   6,000   1  
20 to 50 percent  7,320   39   91,900   8   2,260   12   6,700   1  
50 percent or more  10,930   43   159,100   9   4,460   17   16,100   1  
                                 
Percent of students
    eligible for free
    or reduced-price
    lunch
                               
0–20 percent  5,920   31   51,600   4   1,820   9   4,700   #  
21–50 percent  11,070   40   136,400   8   3,590   13   9,900   1  
More than 50 percent  14,370   40   165,700   9   5,100   14   17,100   1  
                                 
Percent of students
    below 15th per-
    centile on stan-
    dardized tests
                               
0–5 percent  8,480   29   73,200   5   2,430   8   6,100   #  
6–15 percent  13,070   40   143,300   7   4,410   13   12,300   1  
More than 15 percent  9,810   47   137,000   10   3,670   18   13,300   1  
                                 
Percent of students
    likely to attend
    college
                               
0–35 percent  9,890   44   101,600   9   3,800   17   11,400   1  
36–60 percent  9,740   39   125,900   9   3,230   13   10,200   1  
More than 60 percent  11,730   33   126,200   6   3,480   10   10,100   #  
                                 
Percent of students
    who consider
    academic achieve-
    ment important
                               
0–25 percent  2,820   49   35,300   12   1,340   23   5,500   2  
26–50 percent  7,450   47   88,700   11   2,420   15   7,000   1  
51–75 percent  10,620   44   125,100   9   3,200   13   9,300   1  
More than 75 percent  10,480   28   104,400   5   3,550   10   9,800   #  
                                 
Percent male enrollment                                 
0–44 percent  1,940   34   21,000   7   570   10   3,000   1  
45–55 percent  26,780   39   305,900   7   8,700   13   24,600   1  
More than 55 percent  2,640   28   26,800   7   1,250   13   4,100   1  
                                 
Student-to-FTE ratio8                                
Less than 12 students  14,630   35   125,000   7   4,420   10   11,900   1  
12–16 students  10,850   40   142,100   8   3,460   13   11,200   1  
More than 16 students  5,880   42   86,500   7   2,630   19   8,600   1  
                                 
Number of class-
    room changes9
                               
0–3 changes  4,190   19   27,100   3   1,590   7   3,800   #  
4–6 changes  14,290   40   173,400   8   5,160   14   15,300   1  
More than 6 changes  12,880   52   153,100   10   3,760   15   12,600   1  
                                 
Regular use of law
    enforcement10
                               
Regular use  19,340   56   296,300   11   7,110   21   24,600   1  
No regular use  12,020   25   57,300   3   3,390   7   7,100   #  
                                 
Number of serious
    discipline pro-
    blems11
                               
No problems  16,260   29   136,200   5   4,380   8   10,300   #  
1 problem  6,270   48   66,300   8   2,150   16   5,900   1  
2 problems  4,210   60   62,500   13   1,650   24   6,000   1  
3 or more problems  4,620   68   88,600   17   2,320   34   9,400   2  
                                 
Transfers as a per-
    centage of enroll-
    ment12
                               
0 to 6 percent  5,200   33   39,000   4   1,730   11   5,700   1  
6 to 11 percent  5,900   33   50,500   5   1,820   10   4,400   #  
11 to 21 percent  8,990   40   100,100   8   3,080   14   9,800   1  
21 percent or more  11,280   42   164,100   10   3,880   14   11,800   1  
                                 
Prevalence of school-
    wide disruptions13
                               
No disruptions  28,010   36   289,900   7   9,140   12   26,000   1  
Any disruptions  3,350   61   63,700   14   1,360   25   5,700   1  
                                 
Percent of students
    absent on a
    daily basis
                               
0–2 percent  2,530   29   18,500   5   890   10   1,800 ! #  
3–5 percent  13,860   32   133,400   5   4,190   10   10,400   #  
6–10 percent  11,980   49   155,100   10   3,940   16   12,700   1  
More than 10 percent  2,990   46   46,600   12   1,480   23   6,800   2  
See notes at end of table.


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