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Bureau of Justice Statistics Releases 2020 School Crime and Safety Report

The Bureau of Justice Statistics and the National Center for Education Statistics have released the Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2020.

This annual report provides the most recent data on school crime and student safety from national surveys of students, teachers, principals, and post-secondary institutions.

The report highlights select finding from 22 indicators on various school crime and safety topics, including violent deaths and school shootings; nonfatal student and teacher victimization; school environment (such as bullying and incident and discipline problems); gangs and hate-related speech; fights, weapons, and illegal substances; student perceptions of school safety; discipline, safety, and security practices; and campus safety and security.

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Date Published: July 29, 2021