Survey time period
1992 to 2011
Object of investigation
Number of school-associated violent deaths
US Department of Education, U.S. Department of Justice
act of violence, body count, crime, death, development of criminality, fatalities, fatality, fatality, school, statistic of crime, student, teacher, violence acts, violent, violent crime, violent crime
* A school-associated violent death is defined as “a homicide, suicide, or legal intervention (involving a law enforcement officer), in which the fatal injury occurred on the campus of a functioning elementary or secondary school in the United States” while the victim was on the way to or from regular sessions at school or while the victim was attending or traveling to or from an official school-sponsored event. Victims include students, staff members, and others who are not students, from July 1, 1992, through June 30, 2009. “At school” includes on school property, on the way to or from regular sessions at school, and while attending or traveling to or from a school-sponsored event. Estimates were revised and may differ from previously published data.