School Survey on Crime and Safety, 2016

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

The 2016 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS:2016) is a data collection that is part of the School Survey on Crime and Safety program; program data are available since 2000 at . SSOCS:2016 ( is a cross-sectional survey of the nation's public schools designed to provide estimates of school crime, discipline, disorder, programs and policies. Regular public schools were sampled. The data collection was conducted using a mail questionnaire with telephone follow-up. The data collection’s response rate was 62.9 percent. Key statistics produced from SSOCS:2016 include the frequency and types of disciplinary actions taken for select offenses; perceptions of other disciplinary problems, such as bullying, verbal abuse and disorder in the classroom; the presence and role of school security staff; parent and community involvement; staff training; mental health services available to students; and school policies and programs concerning crime and safety.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Publisher National Center for Education Statistics
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier NCES_2017122
Data First Published 2017-12-08
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2018-03-27
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P2Y
Bureau Code 018:50
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Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Homepage URL
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education > Institute of Education Sciences > National Center for Education Statistics
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Source Hash 8f0e37b4421f003f0b9296955ce21f599d0ee066
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
Temporal 2015/2016

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