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School Crime Supplement (SCS)

Data Collection Status
Active
Frequency
Periodically since 1989
Latest Data Available
2019
Data Experts
Rachel E. Morgan
Alexandra Thompson, BJS Statisticians
Collection Period

Currently every two years, collected in the following years: 1989, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019

Description

Cosponsored by the Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is administered every two years. This supplement asks respondents ages 12 through 18 about crimes that occurred at school and other characteristics of school crime. It is the oldest of the active NCVS supplements.

Date Created: May 28, 2021