U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Bureau of Justice Statistics Releases 2022 School Crime and Safety Report 

JUVJUST - Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2022

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) have released Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2022

This is the 25th edition of an annual report that provides the most recent national data on crime and safety in schools. It serves as a reference for policymakers and practitioners to develop effective programs and policies aimed at violence and school crime prevention.

The report highlights select findings from 23 indicators on various school crime and safety topics. It examines data on violent deaths and school shootings, nonfatal criminal victimization, bullying victimization, and teacher victimization. The report also presents statistics on discipline problems, gangs, hate-related speech, weapons, and illegal drugs, as well as data on student perceptions of school safety.

This report includes Indicator 2: Incidence of Victimization at School and Away From School, which presents data from BJS's National Crime Victimization Survey. Each of the 23 indicators is featured in the Condition of Education report on the NCES website. 

View Report


Date Published: September 28, 2023