Number of K-12 school shootings in the United States from 1970 to September 25, 2019, by state
Number of K-12 school shootings by state U.S. 1970-2019
This statistic shows the number of school shootings in the United States from 1970 to September 25, 2019, by state. As of September 25, 2019, there have been a total of 50 school shootings in New York since 1970.
Number of K-12 school shootings in the United States from 1970 to September 25, 2019, by state
Number of school shootings
California165
Texas136
Florida90
Michigan70
Illinois65
Ohio55
Pennsylvania54
New York50
Maryland48
Georgia47
Tennessee46
Louisiana45
North Carolina43
Alabama42
Missouri39
Washington32
South Carolina27
District of Columbia25
Virginia25
Indiana24
Colorado21
Connecticut18
Arkansas18
Mississippi17
Wisconsin15
Massachusetts15
Kentucky14
Oregon14
Nevada13
Utah13
Minnesota12
Arizona12
Iowa12
New Jersey12
Oklahoma11
New Mexico10
Kansas10
Delaware8
Montana8
Nebraska7
New Hampshire6
Alaska5
South Dakota4
Rhode Island4
West Virginia3
Hawaii3
Wyoming2
Idaho2
Vermont2
Maine2
North Dakota1
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1970 to September 25, 2019

Supplementary notes

*As of September 25, 2019
The source defines a school shooting as every time a gun is brandished, fired, or a bullet hits school property for any reason.

Number of K-12 school shootings by state U.S. 1970-2019
This statistic shows the number of school shootings in the United States from 1970 to September 25, 2019, by state. As of September 25, 2019, there have been a total of 50 school shootings in New York since 1970.
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