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Table 228.30. Percentage of students ages 12-18 who reported criminal victimization at school during the previous 6 months, by type of victimization and selected student and school characteristics: Selected years, 1995 through 2017
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Type of victimization and student or school characteristic 1995 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015 2017
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Total 9.1   (0.33) 5.5   (0.31) 5.1   (0.24) 4.3   (0.31) 4.3   (0.29) 3.9   (0.28) 3.5   (0.28) 3.0   (0.25) 2.7   (0.25) 2.2   (0.22)
                                                             
Sex                                                            
Male 9.6   (0.44) 6.1   (0.41) 5.3   (0.33) 4.6   (0.43) 4.5   (0.43) 4.6   (0.40) 3.7   (0.35) 3.2   (0.40) 2.6   (0.35) 2.6   (0.34)
Female 8.5   (0.45) 4.9   (0.39) 4.8   (0.36) 3.9   (0.38) 3.9   (0.38) 3.2   (0.35) 3.4   (0.38) 2.8   (0.34) 2.8   (0.38) 1.8   (0.28)
                                                             
Race/ethnicity1                                                            
White 9.4   (0.36) 5.7   (0.40) 5.4   (0.32) 4.6   (0.36) 4.2   (0.38) 3.9   (0.37) 3.6   (0.35) 3.0   (0.32) 2.9   (0.36) 2.2   (0.27)
Black 9.6   (1.02) 6.1   (0.78) 5.1   (0.78) 3.9   (0.80) 4.3   (0.83) 4.4   (0.74) 4.6   (0.89) 3.2   (0.71) 2.2 ! (0.77) 2.6   (0.52)
Hispanic 7.1   (0.96) 4.6   (0.64) 3.9   (0.50) 3.9   (0.70) 3.6   (0.54) 3.9   (0.75) 2.9   (0.47) 3.2   (0.46) 2.3   (0.47) 2.0   (0.45)
Asian/Pacific Islander 8.3   (1.63) 3.7   (1.08) 3.2   (0.93) 1.4 ! (0.64) 3.4 ! (1.33)   (†) 2.3 ! (1.13) 2.4 ! (0.99)   (†) 2.1 ! (1.02)
Asian   (†)   (†) 3.3 ! (1.00) 1.5 ! (0.69) 3.6 ! (1.38)   (†) 2.5 ! (1.23) 2.6 ! (1.08)   (†) 2.1 ! (1.05)
Pacific Islander   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
American Indian/Alaska Native 9.6 ! (3.27)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 11.1 ! (4.80)
Two or more races   (†)   (†) 9.8   (2.85)   (†) 10.1   (2.59)   (†) 4.9 ! (1.77) 3.0 ! (1.46) 6.5 ! (2.24)   (†)
                                                             
Grade                                                            
6th 8.8   (0.92) 5.9   (0.90) 3.8   (0.77) 4.6   (0.83) 3.9   (0.86) 3.7   (0.91) 3.8   (0.85) 4.1   (0.92) 3.1   (0.79) 3.1   (0.75)
7th 10.6   (0.79) 5.8   (0.67) 6.3   (0.74) 5.4   (0.71) 4.7   (0.69) 3.4   (0.70) 3.1   (0.61) 2.5   (0.51) 3.4   (0.70) 2.6   (0.60)
8th 10.1   (0.76) 4.3   (0.61) 5.2   (0.65) 3.6   (0.63) 4.4   (0.63) 3.8   (0.78) 3.8   (0.67) 2.3   (0.52) 2.3   (0.57) 1.8   (0.51)
9th 11.4   (0.86) 7.9   (0.81) 6.3   (0.70) 4.7   (0.69) 5.3   (0.75) 5.3   (0.85) 5.1   (0.83) 4.1   (0.76) 3.0   (0.62) 2.7   (0.67)
10th 8.7   (0.73) 6.5   (0.77) 4.7   (0.63) 4.3   (0.71) 4.4   (0.67) 4.2   (0.79) 3.0   (0.58) 3.3   (0.57) 1.6   (0.47) 2.7   (0.49)
11th 7.0   (0.72) 4.8   (0.62) 5.0   (0.69) 3.6   (0.51) 4.0   (0.75) 4.7   (0.88) 3.1   (0.65) 3.3   (0.65) 4.4   (1.04) 1.4   (0.40)
12th 5.8   (0.73) 2.9   (0.52) 3.6   (0.71) 3.7   (0.85) 2.7   (0.70) 2.0   (0.52) 2.9   (0.68) 2.0 ! (0.67) 1.3 ! (0.45) 1.4   (0.41)
                                                             
Urbanicity2                                                            
Urban 8.6   (0.59) 5.9   (0.58) 6.0   (0.58) 5.3   (0.66) 4.5   (0.58) 4.2   (0.56) 4.3   (0.56) 3.3   (0.47) 3.3   (0.51) 2.7   (0.45)
Suburban 9.9   (0.48) 5.6   (0.41) 4.7   (0.32) 4.2   (0.34) 4.1   (0.38) 4.0   (0.36) 3.3   (0.34) 3.2   (0.35) 2.8   (0.35) 2.1   (0.25)
Rural 8.1   (0.78) 4.7   (0.93) 4.7   (0.75) 2.8   (0.69) 4.4   (0.55) 3.1   (0.66) 2.8   (0.57) 2.0   (0.58) 1.5   (0.37) 1.6 ! (0.49)
                                                             
Control of school                                                            
Public 9.3   (0.37) 5.7   (0.34) 5.1   (0.26) 4.4   (0.32) 4.5   (0.32) 4.1   (0.30) 3.7   (0.29) 3.1   (0.27) 2.8   (0.26) 2.3   (0.23)
Private 6.2   (0.89) 3.4   (0.72) 4.9   (0.79) 2.7   (0.77) 1.1 ! (0.50) 1.8 ! (0.76) 1.9 ! (0.68) 2.8 ! (0.89)   (†)   (†)
                                                             
Theft 7.0   (0.28) 4.2   (0.24) 4.0   (0.20) 3.1   (0.27) 3.0   (0.23) 2.8   (0.23) 2.6   (0.23) 1.9   (0.20) 1.9   (0.22) 1.5   (0.17)
                                                             
Sex                                                            
Male 7.0   (0.37) 4.5   (0.34) 3.9   (0.27) 3.1   (0.34) 3.0   (0.34) 3.4   (0.36) 2.6   (0.29) 2.0   (0.30) 1.7   (0.26) 1.6   (0.27)
Female 7.0   (0.41) 3.8   (0.33) 4.1   (0.31) 3.2   (0.36) 3.0   (0.32) 2.1   (0.28) 2.6   (0.33) 1.8   (0.28) 2.0   (0.34) 1.3   (0.24)
                                                             
Race/ethnicity1                                                            
White 7.3   (0.32) 4.1   (0.31) 4.3   (0.28) 3.4   (0.32) 3.1   (0.29) 2.9   (0.31) 2.5   (0.28) 1.6   (0.22) 2.0   (0.28) 1.3   (0.20)
Black 6.9   (0.87) 5.0   (0.68) 3.8   (0.64) 2.7   (0.66) 3.1   (0.70) 2.5   (0.61) 3.7   (0.78) 2.7   (0.67) 1.3 ! (0.63) 1.8   (0.51)
Hispanic 5.7   (0.79) 3.7   (0.69) 3.0   (0.41) 3.1   (0.64) 2.2   (0.47) 3.0   (0.63) 2.0   (0.41) 1.8   (0.39) 1.6   (0.39) 1.4   (0.36)
Asian/Pacific Islander 6.4   (1.47) 3.5   (1.03) 3.2   (0.93)   (†) 3.0 ! (1.27)   (†) 2.3 ! (1.13) 2.4 ! (0.99)   (†) 2.1 ! (1.02)
Asian   (†)   (†) 3.3 ! (1.00)   (†) 3.2 ! (1.32)   (†) 2.5 ! (1.23) 2.6 ! (1.08)   (†) 2.1 ! (1.05)
Pacific Islander   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
American Indian/Alaska Native 7.2 ! (3.04)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 7.2 ! (3.37)
Two or more races   (†)   (†) 8.3 ! (2.72)   (†) 5.3 ! (2.01)   (†) 3.7 ! (1.56)   (†) 4.3 ! (1.80)   (†)
                                                             
Grade                                                            
6th 5.4   (0.66) 4.0   (0.70) 2.2   (0.63) 2.8   (0.75) 2.6   (0.75) 1.3 ! (0.52) 2.7   (0.70) 1.4 ! (0.57) 1.6 ! (0.65) 1.0 ! (0.42)
7th 8.1   (0.72) 3.4   (0.51) 4.8   (0.67) 2.9   (0.50) 2.7   (0.54) 2.1   (0.57) 1.9   (0.44) 1.4   (0.38) 1.6 ! (0.54) 1.3 ! (0.39)
8th 7.8   (0.72) 3.3   (0.50) 4.1   (0.57) 2.4   (0.53) 2.5   (0.54) 2.0   (0.55) 2.0   (0.48) 1.0 ! (0.33) 1.8   (0.50) 1.1 ! (0.41)
9th 8.8   (0.76) 6.2   (0.76) 5.2   (0.63) 3.7   (0.61) 4.6   (0.70) 4.9   (0.80) 4.4   (0.78) 2.7   (0.58) 2.1   (0.52) 2.4   (0.60)
10th 7.6   (0.70) 5.7   (0.72) 3.7   (0.59) 3.8   (0.66) 3.6   (0.63) 3.5   (0.72) 2.1   (0.50) 2.6   (0.48) 1.4 ! (0.43) 2.1   (0.39)
11th 5.4   (0.66) 3.8   (0.57) 4.1   (0.64) 2.8   (0.45) 2.6   (0.61) 3.3   (0.74) 2.7   (0.58) 2.3   (0.50) 3.4   (0.85) 1.1 ! (0.36)
12th 4.5   (0.67) 2.3   (0.45) 3.1   (0.68) 3.4   (0.84) 1.9   (0.55) 1.5   (0.44) 2.4   (0.62) 1.6 ! (0.62) 1.0 ! (0.40) 1.2 ! (0.42)
                                                             
Urbanicity2                                                            
Urban 6.4   (0.51) 4.5   (0.52) 4.5   (0.46) 3.6   (0.52) 2.8   (0.48) 2.9   (0.45) 3.0   (0.45) 2.4   (0.44) 2.3   (0.45) 1.8   (0.39)
Suburban 7.5   (0.40) 4.3   (0.32) 3.8   (0.26) 3.2   (0.31) 3.0   (0.31) 2.8   (0.32) 2.5   (0.30) 1.9   (0.27) 1.8   (0.30) 1.4   (0.18)
Rural 6.8   (0.66) 3.4   (0.65) 3.9   (0.66) 2.2 ! (0.68) 3.2   (0.46) 2.3   (0.59) 2.0   (0.47) 0.8   (0.24) 1.2   (0.32) 0.9 ! (0.35)
                                                             
Control of school                                                            
Public 7.2   (0.31) 4.4   (0.26) 4.0   (0.22) 3.3   (0.28) 3.2   (0.25) 2.9   (0.25) 2.7   (0.24) 1.9   (0.21) 1.9   (0.22) 1.6   (0.19)
Private 4.9   (0.73) 2.4   (0.67) 4.0   (0.77) 1.3 ! (0.48) 1.1 ! (0.50)   (†) 1.2 ! (0.52) 2.0 ! (0.76)   (†)   (†)
                                                             
Violent 2.5   (0.19) 1.8   (0.19) 1.3   (0.15) 1.2   (0.15) 1.6   (0.18) 1.4   (0.17) 1.1   (0.15) 1.2   (0.15) 0.9   (0.15) 0.7   (0.12)
                                                             
Sex                                                            
Male 3.0   (0.26) 2.1   (0.26) 1.7   (0.23) 1.6   (0.25) 1.7   (0.26) 1.6   (0.25) 1.2   (0.21) 1.3   (0.23) 1.0   (0.21) 1.0   (0.20)
Female 2.0   (0.22) 1.4   (0.24) 0.9   (0.16) 0.8   (0.15) 1.4   (0.23) 1.1   (0.21) 0.9   (0.17) 1.1   (0.23) 0.9   (0.19) 0.5   (0.14)
                                                             
Race/ethnicity1                                                            
White 2.5   (0.21) 2.0   (0.24) 1.4   (0.17) 1.3   (0.21) 1.5   (0.22) 1.2   (0.21) 1.2   (0.17) 1.5   (0.24) 1.0   (0.22) 0.9   (0.19)
Black 3.0   (0.57) 1.3 ! (0.40) 1.5   (0.41) 1.3 ! (0.47) 1.6 ! (0.50) 2.3   (0.62) 1.1 ! (0.42)   (†) 0.9 ! (0.44) 0.8 ! (0.31)
Hispanic 2.0   (0.47) 1.5   (0.41) 1.1   (0.28) 0.9   (0.24) 1.4   (0.42) 1.3 ! (0.40) 1.0   (0.28) 1.5   (0.26) 0.6 ! (0.23) 0.5 ! (0.23)
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.2 ! (0.98)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Asian   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Pacific Islander   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
American Indian/Alaska Native   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Two or more races   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 5.3 ! (1.90)   (†)   (†)   (†) 3.6 ! (1.64)   (†)
                                                             
Grade                                                            
6th 4.3   (0.68) 2.6   (0.66) 1.9   (0.53) 1.9   (0.55) 1.5 ! (0.54) 2.6 ! (0.83) 1.3 ! (0.49) 2.7   (0.73) 1.6 ! (0.65) 2.1   (0.60)
7th 3.1   (0.50) 2.6   (0.46) 1.7   (0.43) 2.6   (0.53) 2.4   (0.50) 1.2 ! (0.42) 1.2 ! (0.41) 1.2 ! (0.38) 1.9   (0.47) 1.4 ! (0.45)
8th 2.7   (0.39) 1.3   (0.34) 1.4   (0.34) 1.4   (0.39) 2.1   (0.47) 2.0   (0.60) 2.1   (0.50) 1.4   (0.42) 0.6 ! (0.30) 0.7 ! (0.29)
9th 2.9   (0.47) 2.4   (0.46) 1.5   (0.31) 1.0   (0.29) 1.2 ! (0.37) 0.9 ! (0.37) 1.1 ! (0.35) 1.4 ! (0.44) 0.8 ! (0.34)   (†)
10th 1.8   (0.35) 1.2   (0.31) 1.3   (0.36) 0.5 ! (0.24) 1.2 ! (0.39) 1.0 ! (0.37) 0.9 ! (0.34) 1.0 ! (0.35)   (†) 0.7 ! (0.32)
11th 1.6   (0.35) 1.6   (0.39) 0.9 ! (0.32) 0.7 ! (0.31) 1.5   (0.46) 1.5 ! (0.51)   (†) 1.0 ! (0.43) 1.3 ! (0.49)   (†)
12th 1.6   (0.36) 0.9 ! (0.31) 0.5 ! (0.26)   (†) 0.8 ! (0.35)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                             
Urbanicity2                                                            
Urban 2.6   (0.34) 1.7   (0.29) 1.8   (0.31) 1.8   (0.34) 2.0   (0.35) 1.8   (0.41) 1.4   (0.31) 0.9   (0.21) 1.0   (0.27) 0.9   (0.21)
Suburban 3.0   (0.29) 1.7   (0.20) 1.2   (0.19) 1.1   (0.18) 1.3   (0.23) 1.3   (0.23) 0.9   (0.16) 1.4   (0.21) 1.0   (0.20) 0.6   (0.17)
Rural 1.5   (0.27) 2.0 ! (0.64) 0.9 ! (0.31) 0.6 ! (0.26) 1.7   (0.36) 0.8 ! (0.32) 1.0 ! (0.31) 1.1 ! (0.46) 0.5 ! (0.22) 0.7 ! (0.33)
                                                             
Control of school                                                            
Public 2.6   (0.19) 1.8   (0.20) 1.4   (0.15) 1.2   (0.15) 1.7   (0.20) 1.4   (0.19) 1.1   (0.15) 1.2   (0.16) 1.0   (0.15) 0.8   (0.12)
Private 1.6   (0.44) 1.0 ! (0.32) 0.9 ! (0.39) 1.4 ! (0.60)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                             
Serious violent3 0.5   (0.08) 0.4   (0.08) 0.2   (0.05) 0.3   (0.07) 0.4   (0.08) 0.3   (0.09) 0.1 ! (0.05) 0.2 ! (0.07) 0.2 ! (0.07) 0.2 ! (0.06)
                                                             
Sex                                                            
Male 0.7   (0.12) 0.5   (0.11) 0.3 ! (0.09) 0.3 ! (0.10) 0.5 ! (0.14) 0.6   (0.16) 0.2 ! (0.08) 0.2 ! (0.10) 0.2 ! (0.12) 0.2 ! (0.10)
Female 0.3   (0.08) 0.4 ! (0.12)   (†) 0.3   (0.07) 0.2 ! (0.08)   (†)   (†) 0.2 ! (0.10)   (†) 0.2 ! (0.08)
                                                             
Race/ethnicity1                                                            
White 0.5   (0.08) 0.4   (0.08) 0.2 ! (0.07) 0.3 ! (0.09) 0.2 ! (0.08) 0.3 ! (0.10) 0.2 ! (0.07) 0.2 ! (0.09) 0.3 ! (0.10) 0.3 ! (0.11)
Black 0.8 ! (0.28) 0.5 ! (0.25)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Hispanic 0.4 ! (0.18) 0.8 ! (0.33) 0.4 ! (0.18) 0.4 ! (0.16) 0.8 ! (0.32)   (†)   (†) 0.4 ! (0.17)   (†)   (†)
Asian/Pacific Islander   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Asian   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Pacific Islander   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
American Indian/Alaska Native   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Two or more races   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                             
Grade                                                            
6th 1.2 ! (0.38)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 0.8 ! (0.42)   (†)   (†)
7th 0.5 ! (0.19) 0.6 ! (0.24)   (†)   (†) 0.4 ! (0.20)   (†) 0.5 ! (0.23)   (†)   (†)   (†)
8th 0.6 ! (0.19) 0.3 ! (0.14)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) #   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
9th 0.5 ! (0.19) 0.8 ! (0.31) 0.6 ! (0.21)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
10th 0.2 ! (0.11) 0.4 ! (0.18)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) #   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
11th 0.3 ! (0.16)   (†)   (†)   (†) 0.6 ! (0.27)   (†) #   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
12th   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) #   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                             
Urbanicity2                                                            
Urban 0.9   (0.20) 0.5   (0.15) 0.3 ! (0.14) 0.4 ! (0.17) 0.7 ! (0.23) 0.6 ! (0.22)   (†) 0.3 ! (0.16)   (†)   (†)
Suburban 0.4   (0.10) 0.4   (0.09) 0.1 ! (0.05) 0.3 ! (0.08) 0.2 ! (0.09) 0.3 ! (0.11)   (†) 0.2 ! (0.08) 0.3 ! (0.12) 0.2 ! (0.09)
Rural 0.2 ! (0.09) 0.5 ! (0.24)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                             
Control of school                                                            
Public 0.5   (0.08) 0.5   (0.09) 0.2   (0.06) 0.3   (0.06) 0.4   (0.09) 0.4   (0.10) 0.1 ! (0.06) 0.2 ! (0.08) 0.2 ! (0.08) 0.2 ! (0.07)
Private   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) #   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
#Rounds to zero.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases for a reliable estimate or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Prior to 2003, separate data for Asian students, Pacific Islander students, and students of Two or more races were not collected.
2 Refers to the Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) status of the respondent's household as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau. Categories include "central city of an MSA (Urban)," "in MSA but not in central city (Suburban)," and "not MSA (Rural)."
3 Serious violent victimization is also included in violent victimization.
NOTE: "Total victimization" includes theft and violent victimization. A single student could report more than one type of victimization. In the total victimization section, students who reported both theft and violent victimization are counted only once. "Theft" includes attempted and completed purse-snatching, completed pickpocketing, and all attempted and completed thefts, with the exception of motor vehicle thefts. Theft does not include robbery, which involves the threat or use of force and is classified as a violent crime. "Serious violent victimization" includes the crimes of rape, sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault. "Violent victimization" includes the serious violent crimes as well as simple assault. "At school" includes in the school building, on school property, on a school bus, and, from 2001 onward, going to and from school. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 1995 through 2017. (This table was prepared September 2018.)

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