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Table 3.  Number and percentage of public primary 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 2003–04 (Table 3—Continued)


School characteristic  Rape or attempted rape1   Sexual battery other than rape2
Number of schools Percent of schools Number of incidents Rate per 1,000 students   Number of schools Percent of schools Number of incidents Rate per 1,000 students
All public schools  # # # #   296 1 371 #
                   
Enrollment size                   
Less than 300  # # # #   106 1 106 #
300–499  # # # #   # # # #
500–999  # # # #   190 1 265 #
1,000 or more  # # # #   # # # #
                   
Urbanicity                   
City  # # # #   # # # #
Urban fringe  # # # #   133 1 207 #
Town  # # # #   # # # #
Rural  # # # #   163 1 163 #
                   
Crime level where students live5                   
High  # # # #   # # # #
Moderate  # # # #   # # # #
Low  # # # #   296 1 371 #
Mixed  # # # #   # # # #
                   
Percent minority enrollment6                   
Less than 5 percent  # # # #   # # # #
5 to 20 percent  # # # #   57 # 57 #
20 to 50 percent  # # # #   164 2 164 #
50 percent or more  # # # #   75 # 149 #
                   
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch                   
0–20 percent  # # # #   75 1 149 #
21–50 percent  # # # #   221 1 221 #
More than 50 percent  # # # #   # # # #
                   
Percent of students below 15th percentile on standardized tests                   
0–5 percent  # # # #   75 # 149 #
6–15 percent  # # # #   115 1 115 #
More than 15 percent  # # # #   106 1 106 #
                   
Percent of students likely to attend college                   
0–35 percent  # # # #   57 # 57 #
36–60 percent  # # # #   164 1 164 #
More than 60 percent  # # # #   75 # 149 #
                   
Percent of students who consider academic achievement important                   
0–25 percent  # # # #   # # # #
26–50 percent  # # # #   106 1 106 #
51–75 percent  # # # #   115 1 115 #
More than 75 percent  # # # #   75 # 149 #
                   
Percent male enrollment                   
0–44 percent  # # # #   # # # #
45–55 percent  # # # #   296 1 371 #
More than 55 percent  # # # #   # # # #
                   
Student-to-teacher ratio7                    
Less than 12 students  # # # #   # # # #
12–16 students  # # # #   190 1 265 #
More than 16 students  # # # #   106 1 106 #
                   
Number of classroom changes8                   
0–3 changes  # # # #   # # # #
4–6 changes  # # # #   238 1 313 #
More than 6 changes  # # # #   58 1 58 #
                   
Regular use of law enforcement9                   
Regular use  # # # #   75 # 149 #
No regular use  # # # #   221 1 221 #
                   
Number of serious discipline problems10                   
No problems  # # # #   238 1 313 #
1 problem  # # # #   58 1 58 #
2 problems  # # # #   # # # #
3 or more problems  # # # #   # # # #
                   
Transfers as a percentage of enrollment11                   
0 to 6 percent  # # # #   106 1 106 #
6 to 11 percent  # # # #   # # # #
11 to 21 percent  # # # #   58 # 58 #
21 percent or more  # # # #   132 1 207 #
                   
Prevalence of schoolwide disruptions12                   
No disruptions  # # # #   296 1 371 #
Any disruptions  # # # #   # # # #
                   
Percent of students absent on a daily basis                   
0–2 percent  # # # #   # # # #
3–5 percent  # # # #   133 # 207 #
6–10 percent  # # # #   163 1 163 #
More than 10 percent  # # # #   # # # #
See notes at end of table.


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