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Percentage of high school students who reported that they were threatened or injured with a weapon on school property, carried a weapon to school, or engaged in a physical fight on school property, by race/ethnicity: 2005
|Race/ethnicity|| Were threatened|
with a weapon1
| Engaged in|
a physical fight1
|Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander||14.5!||15.4!||24.5!|
|American Indian/Alaska Native||9.8!||7.2!||22.0|
|More than one race||10.7!||11.9!||15.8|
! Interpret with caution.
1 In the past 12 months.
2 On one or more of the past 30 days.
NOTE: High school students are defined as students enrolled in grades 9 through 12. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic origin.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2006 (NCES 2007-003), tables 4.1, 13.1, and 14.1, data from U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 2005.