Crime and Safety Surveys (SCS & SSOCS)

1. Overview

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) conducts two surveys on a regular basis to collect data on school crime and safety: the School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), a survey of students ages 12 through 18; and the School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS), a survey of public schools and principals.