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Table 2.  Number and percentage of public schools reporting incidents of crime that occurred at school, the number of incidents, and the rate of incidents per 1,000 students, by incident type: School year 200910
 
Sexual battery Rape
School characteristic Total number of schools   Number of schools   Percent of schools   Number of incidents   Rate per 1000 students   Number of schools   Percent of schools   Number of incidents   Rate per 1000 students
All public schools 82,770   1,880   2.3   3,610   0.1   440   0.5   580   #  
#Rounds to zero.
NOTE: "At school" was defined for respondents to include activities happening in school buildings, on school grounds, on school buses, and at places that hold school-sponsored events or activities. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Responses were provided by the principal or the person most knowledgeable about crime and safety issues at the school.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009–10 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS), 2010.


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