Dataset

Public Schools Using Selected Safety and Security Measures, by School Characteristics: 2003-04

Added By Infochimps

The Statistical Abstract files are distributed by the US Census Department as Microsoft Excel files. These files have data mixed with notes and references, multiple tables per sheet, and, worst of all, the table headers are not easily matched to their rows and columns.

A few files had extraneous characters in the title. These were corrected to be consistent. A few files have a sheet of crufty gibberish in the first slot. The sheet order was shuffled but no data were changed.

The tables that were changed (this is table 238):

0166 0257 0362 0429 0445 0446 0459 0461 0462 0464 0465 0466 0467
0469 0479 0480 0481 0482 0483 0484 0485 0486 0487 0559 0628 0629
1144 1227 1231

This dataset consists of a table of 31 rows and 13 columns.

In percent. Based on survey of principals or persons knowledgeable about discipline issues at the school. Refers only to those times during normal school hours or when school activities or events were in session. Based on the School Survey on Crime and Safety and subject to sampling error; for details see source

Footnotes

  1. Primary schools are defined as schools in which the lowest grade is not higher than grade 3 and
    the highest grade is not higher than grade 8. Middle schools are defined as schools in which
    the lowest grade is not lower than grade 4 and the highest grade is not higher than grade 9.
    High schools are defined as schools in which the lowest grade is not lower than grade 9.
    Combined schools include all other combinations of grades, including K-12 schools
  2. Interpret with caution.
  3. One or more.
  4. For example, drugs or weapons. Does not include dog sniffs.

License

Public Domain (Government Work)

This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.