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Table 3.  Number and percentage of public schools reporting sexual and physical assaults that occurred at school, the number of sexual and physical assaults, and the rate of sexual and physical assaults per 1,000 students, by selected school characteristics: School year 2005–06 (Table 3—Continued)

  Rape or attempted rape1    Sexual battery other than rape2 
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  280   #   340   #   2,320   3   4,200   #
                               
Level5                               
Primary          410 ! 1 ! 640 ! #
Middle  120 ! 1 ! 120 ! #   720   5   1,190   #
High school  160   1   210 ! #   1,020   9   2,140   #
Combined               
                               
Enrollment size                               
Less than 300        #   160 ! 1 ! 160 ! #
300–499          500   2   760 ! #
500–999  80 ! #   90 ! #   820   3   1,420   #
1,000 or more  140   2   180 ! #   840   9   1,870   #
                               
Urbanicity                               
City  90 ! #   110 ! #   880   4   1,650   #
Urban fringe  160   1   190 ! #   880   3   1,700   #
Town          150 ! 2 ! 180 ! #
Rural          410   2   670   #
                               
Crime level where
    students live6
                             
High  40 ! 1 !     290 ! 5 ! 620 ! #
Moderate          660   4   1,000   #
Low  130 ! #   160 ! #   1,050   2   2,000   #
Mixed          320   3   580   #
                               
Percent minority
    enrollment7
                             
Less than 5 percent          240   1   400 ! #
5 to 20 percent  50 ! #   60 ! #   530   3   1,000   #
20 to 50 percent  70 ! #   70 ! #   490   3   1,020   #
50 percent or more  120 ! #   170 ! #   1,000   4   1,710   #
                               
Percent of students
    eligible for free
    or reduced-price
    lunch
                             
0–20 percent  60 !       460   2   950   #
21–50 percent  120 ! #   140 ! #   770   3   1,430   #
More than 50 percent  110 ! #   130 ! #   1,100   3   1,820   #
                               
Percent of students
    below 15th per-
    centile on stan-
    dardized tests
                             
0–5 percent  70 ! #       470   2   650   #
6–15 percent  120 ! #   140 ! #   950   3   1,920   #
More than 15 percent  90 ! #   110 ! #   900   4   1,640   #
                               
Percent of students
    likely to attend
    college
                             
0–35 percent  100 ! #   110 ! #   910   4   1,460   #
36–60 percent  120 ! #   150 ! #   620   2   1,220   #
More than 60 percent  70 ! #       800   2   1,520   #
                               
Percent of students
    who consider
    academic achieve-
    ment important
                             
0–25 percent  70 ! 1 ! 90 ! #   190   3 ! 310 ! #
26–50 percent          740   5   1,050   #
51–75 percent  90 ! #   110 ! #   660   3   1,390   #
More than 75 percent  90 ! #   100 ! #   730   2   1,460   #
                               
Percent male enrollment                               
0–44 percent          150 ! 3 ! 370 ! #
45–55 percent  200   #   240   #   1,880   3   3,250   #
More than 55 percent          290 ! 3 ! 590 ! #
                               
Student-to-FTE ratio8                              
Less than 12 students  120 ! #   150 ! #   810   2   1,290   #
12–16 students  100 ! #   110 ! #   930   3   1,860   #
More than 16 students  70 ! 1 ! 80 ! #   580   4   1,060   #
                               
Number of class-
    room changes9
                             
0–3 changes          470   2 ! 670   #
4–6 changes  160   #   190 ! #   920   3   1,780   #
More than 6 changes  110 ! #   130 ! #   930   4   1,750   #
                               
Regular use of law
    enforcement10
                             
Regular use  230   1   280   #   1,820   5   3,450   #
No regular use          500   1   760   #
                               
Number of serious
    discipline pro-
    blems11
                             
No problems  90 ! #   110 ! #   1,080   2   1,860   #
1 problem          350   #   570   #
2 problems  80 ! #   100 ! #   300   #   460   #
3 or more problems  70 ! #   80 ! #   600   10   1,310   #
                               
Transfers as a per-
    centage of enroll-
    ment12
                             
0 to 6 percent          290   #   500   #
6 to 11 percent          350   #   630   #
11 to 21 percent  100 ! #   110 ! #   790   #   1,450   #
21 percent or more  100 ! #   110 ! #   890   #   1,630   #
                               
Prevalence of school-
    wide disruptions13
                             
No disruptions  210   #   240   #   2,020   #   3,540   #
Any disruptions  70 ! #   100 ! #   310   10   660   #
                               
Percent of students
    absent on a
    daily basis
                             
0–2 percent          60 ! #    
3–5 percent  80 ! #   90 ! #   720   #   1,250   #
6–10 percent  110 ! #   140 ! #   1,200   #   2,080   #
More than 10 percent  60 ! #       340   10   660   #
See notes at end of table.


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