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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 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 1,000 students   Num-
of schools
  Per-
cent of schools
  Num-
ber of incidents
  Rate per 1,000 students
All public schools  #   #   #   #   410 ! 1 ! 640 ! #
                               
Enrollment size                               
Less than 300  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
300–499  #   #   #   #        
500–999  #   #   #   #   270 ! 2 ! 500 ! #
1,000 or more  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
                               
Urbanicity                               
City  #   #   #   #   360 ! 3 ! 590 ! #
Urban fringe  #   #   #   #        
Town  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
Rural  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
                               
Crime level where
students live5 
                             
High  #   #   #   #        
Moderate  #   #   #   #   240 ! 2 !  
Low  #   #   #   #       #  
Mixed  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
                               
Percent minority
enrollment6 
                             
Less than 5 percent  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
5 to less than
20 percent 
#   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
20 to less than
50 percent 
#   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
50 percent or more  #   #   #   #   410 ! 2 ! 640 ! #
                               
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch 
                             
0–20 percent  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
21–50 percent  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
More than 50 percent  #   #   #   #   410 ! 2 ! 640 ! #
                               
Percent of students
below 15th percentile on
standardized tests 
                             
0–5 percent  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
6–15 percent  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
More than 15 percent  #   #   #   #   410 ! 4 ! 640 ! #
                               
Percent of students likely
to attend college 
                             
0–35 percent  #   #   #   #   340 ! 2 ! 570 ! #
36–60 percent  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
More than 60 percent  #   #   #   #        
                               
Percent of students who
consider academic
achievement important 
                             
0–25 percent  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
26–50 percent  #   #   #   #        
51–75 percent  #   #   #   #        
More than 75 percent  #   #   #   #        
                               
Percent male enrollment                               
0–44 percent  #   #   #   #        
45–55 percent  #   #   #   #   230 ! 1 !  
More than 55 percent  #   #   #   #        
                               
Student-to-FTE ratio7                               
Less than 12 students  #   #   #   #        
12–16 students  #   #   #   #        
More than 16 students  #   #   #   #        
                               
Number of classroom
changes8 
                             
0–3 changes  #   #   #   #   350 ! 2 ! 450 ! #
4–6 changes  #   #   #   #        
More than 6 changes  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
                               
Regular use of law
enforcement9 
                             
Regular use  #   #   #   #        
No regular use  #   #   #   #   240 ! 1 !   #
                               
Number of serious
discipline problems10 
                             
No problems  #   #   #   #   350 ! 1 ! 450 ! #
1 problem  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
2 problems  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
3 or more problems  #   #   #   #        
                               
Transfers as a percentage
of enrollment11 
                             
Less than 6 percent  #   #   #   #        
6 to less than
11 percent 
#   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
11 to less than
21 percent 
#   #   #   #        
21 percent or more  #   #   #   #        
                               
Prevalence of schoolwide
disruptions12 
                             
No disruptions  #   #   #   #   410 ! 1 ! 640 ! #
Any disruptions  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
                               
Percent of students
absent on a daily basis 
                             
0–2 percent  #   #   #   #   #   #   #   #
3–5 percent  #   #   #   #        
6–10 percent  #   #   #   #   300 ! 3 ! 530 ! #
More than 10 percent  #   #   #   #        
See notes at end of table.


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