Elementary, Middle, and High Schools
Purpose of Indicator
To show information about unsafe incidents that have occurred on school grounds, on some transportation, or at school-sponsored events.
What This Means
To show parents and others how many unsafe incidents have occurred at a school or at school functions.
What is measured in this indicator but not included in the rating OR potential Influencer metrics
Percentage of the student population in a school involved in incidents occurring on school grounds, on school transportation, or at school-sponsored events.
The incidents are broken down by type (i.e., robbery, drug violations, weapon possession, vandalism, etc.)
Something To Think About
Did you know? A school’s climate, which includes school safety, impacts student achievement. A positive school climate has a positive influence on student achievement.
Key Message: If you heard nothing else, hear this:
#1: School should be a learning environment, safe from violence and harassment.