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ERIC Number: ED545223
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jun
Pages: 208
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 42
Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2013. NCES 2014-042/NCJ 243299
Robers, Simone; Kemp, Jana; Rathbun, Amy; Morgan, Rachel E.
National Center for Education Statistics
"Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2013" provides the most recent national indicators on school crime and safety. The information presented in this report is intended to serve as a reference for policymakers and practitioners so that they can develop effective programs and policies aimed at violence and school crime prevention. Accurate information about the nature, extent, and scope of the problem being addressed is essential for developing effective programs and policies. This is the sixteenth edition of Indicators of School Crime and Safety, a joint publication of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). This report provides detailed statistics to inform the nation about current aspects of crime and safety in schools. The 2013 edition of Indicators of School Crime and Safety includes the most recent available data, compiled from a number of statistical data sources supported by the federal government. Such sources include results from the School-Associated Violent Deaths Study, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the Department of Justice, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); the National Crime Victimization Survey and School Crime Supplement to the survey, sponsored by the BJS and NCES, respectively; the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, sponsored by the CDC; the Schools and Staffing Survey and School Survey on Crime and Safety, both sponsored by NCES, and the Campus Safety and Security Survey, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Appended are: (1) Technical Notes; and (2) Glossary of Terms. [For the previous report: "Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2012. NCES 2013-036/NCJ 241446" see ED543705.]
National Center for Education Statistics. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED); US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Schools and Staffing Survey (NCES); Youth Risk Behavior Survey
IES Funded: Yes