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Table 233.45. Number of discipline incidents resulting in removal of a student from a regular education program for at least an entire school day and rate of incidents per 100,000 students, by discipline reason and state: 2014-15
State Number of discipline incidents Rate of discipline incidents per 100,000 students
Total Alcohol Illicit
drug
Violent
incident1
Weapons
possession
Total Alcohol Illicit
drug
Violent
incident1
Weapons
possession
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
United States2 1,297,163 22,498 4 195,186 4 1,017,143 62,336 2,583 45 4 389 4 2,025 124
Alabama 40,561 527   5,774   32,683 1,577 5,451 71   776   4,392 212
Alaska 3,578 138   717   2,495 228 2,728 105   547   1,902 174
Arizona3 30,217 851   3,915   24,536 915 2,718 77   352   2,207 82
Arkansas 23,099 499   2,116   19,685 799 4,705 102   431   4,010 163
California 251,483 (4)   42,828 4 196,643 12,012 3,984 (4)   678 4 3,115 190
                             
Colorado 65,725 1,082   6,773   57,104 766 7,393 122   762   6,423 86
Connecticut 24,336 365   1,390   21,490 1,091 4,484 67   256   3,960 201
Delaware 613 67   335   50 161 457 50   250   37 120
District of Columbia 5,924 20   282   5,259 363 7,317 25   348   6,496 448
Florida 16,125 1,071   10,252   3,261 1,541 585 39   372   118 56
                             
Georgia 69,897 844   10,917   55,452 2,684 4,007 48   626   3,179 154
Hawaii 2,195 175   678   1,066 276 1,204 96   372   584 151
Idaho 842 78   460   195 109 289 27   158   67 37
Illinois 42,915 969   6,358   32,438 3,150 2,093 47   310   1,582 154
Indiana 41,358 1,215   3,182   35,344 1,617 3,953 116   304   3,378 155
                             
Iowa3 12,533 277   1,945   9,546 765 2,480 55   385   1,889 151
Kansas 12,026 253   2,246   8,839 688 2,418 51   452   1,777 138
Kentucky3 51,619 811   10,997   39,414 397 7,496 118   1,597   5,723 58
Louisiana 47,145 341   4,924   40,631 1,249 6,577 48   687   5,668 174
Maine 1,899 114   735   979 71 1,041 62   403   537 39
                             
Maryland 32,094 416   2,620   27,452 1,606 3,670 48   300   3,139 184
Massachusetts 21,254 503   2,686   16,775 1,290 2,224 53   281   1,755 135
Michigan3 11,476 212   1,292   9,141 831 746 14   84   594 54
Minnesota3 20,647 496   3,572   15,525 1,054 2,409 58   417   1,811 123
Mississippi 17,432 334   757   15,812 529 3,551 68   154   3,221 108
                             
Missouri 21,891 1,040   6,800   12,665 1,386 2,385 113   741   1,380 151
Montana 4,530 141   917   3,253 219 3,134 98   634   2,251 152
Nebraska 9,176 212   1,156   7,389 419 2,935 68   370   2,363 134
Nevada 11,009 420   2,161   7,820 608 2,397 91   471   1,703 132
New Hampshire 4,829 141   797   3,583 308 2,615 76   432   1,940 167
                             
New Jersey 11,679 339   2,162   8,357 821 834 24   154   597 59
New Mexico 11,435 293   2,338   8,249 555 3,360 86   687   2,424 163
New York 18,932 1,171   4,838   7,772 5,151 691 43   176   284 188
North Carolina 69,415 837   11,451   54,373 2,754 4,482 54   739   3,510 178
North Dakota 1,314 52   370   830 62 1,233 49   347   779 58
                             
Ohio 80,159 1,063   8,835   67,255 3,006 4,647 62   512   3,899 174
Oklahoma 14,632 456   2,181   10,824 1,171 2,125 66   317   1,572 170
Oregon 15,004 465   2,899   11,079 561 2,495 77   482   1,842 93
Pennsylvania 36,436 628   2,927   30,536 2,345 2,090 36   168   1,752 135
Rhode Island 12,715 66   701   11,771 177 8,957 46   494   8,292 125
                             
South Carolina 21,051 401   1,392   18,941 317 2,783 53   184   2,504 42
South Dakota3 3,351 102   912   2,107 230 2,519 77   686   1,584 173
Tennessee 32,686 514   2,213   29,691 268 3,283 52   222   2,983 27
Texas 2,405 48   1,364   565 428 46 1   26   11 8
Utah 5,010 146   1,230   3,285 349 788 23   194   517 55
                             
Vermont        
Virginia 20,772 797   1,692   16,343 1,940 1,622 62   132   1,276 152
Washington3 20,098 944   5,024   11,951 2,179 1,872 88   468   1,113 203
West Virginia 3,438 48   599   2,738 53 1,226 17   214   977 19
Wisconsin 17,552 512   2,468   13,582 990 2,014 59   283   1,559 114
Wyoming 651 4   8   369 270 692 4   9   392 287
—Not available.
1 Includes violent incidents with and without physical injury.
2 U.S. totals exclude Vermont data, which were not reported.
3 This state did not report state-level counts of discipline incidents, but did report school-level counts. The sums of the school-level counts are displayed in place of the unreported state-level counts.
4 California reported alcohol incidents in the illicit drug category.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, EDFacts file 030, Data Group 523, extracted August 1, 2016, from the EDFacts Data Warehouse (internal U.S. Department of Education source); Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary and Secondary Education," 2014-15. (This table was prepared August 2016.)

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