School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)

Constructs

Alcohol and drug availability; Bullying and cyberbullying; Disorder and rule enforcement; Extra-curriculars; Fear and avoidance behaviors; Fights; Gangs; Graffiti; Hate words; School characteristics; School security; School transportation; Social bonding; Weapons 

Respondents
Students ages 12 through 18 in U.S. public and private elementary, middle, and high schools
Reports

Selected publications include:

  • DeVoe, J.F., and Bauer, L. (2010). Student Victimization in U.S. Schools: Results From the 2007 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCES 2010-319). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Available at: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2010/2010319.pdf
  • DeVoe, J., & Murphy, C. (2011). Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results from the 2009 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey(NCES 2011-336). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Available at: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2011/2011336.pdf
  • DeVoe, J.F., and Hill, M. (2011). Student Victimization in U.S. Schools: Results From the 2009 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCES 2012-314). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Available at: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012314.pdf
  • Dinkes, R., Kemp, J., and Baum, K. (2009). Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2009 (NCES 2010–012/NCJ 228478). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, and Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, DC. Available at: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2010/2010012.pdf
  • Robers, S., Zhang, J., and Truman, J. Snyder, T.D. (2012). Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2011 (NCES 2012-002/NCJ 236021). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, and Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, DC. Available at: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012002rev.pdf
  • Robers, S., Zhang, J., and Truman, J. (2011). Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2010 (NCES 2011-002/NCJ 230812). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, and Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, DC. Available at: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2011/2011002.pdf
Survey Instruments
Results

Data are available for online analysis at: http://nces.ed.gov/programs/crime/student_data.asp

Survey Data
Federal
Survey Level
K-12

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