Musu-Gillette, L., Zhang, A., Wang, K., Zhang, J., and Oudekerk, B.A. (2017). Indicators of School Crime
and Safety: 2016 (NCES 2017-064/NCJ 250650). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, and Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, DC.
This publication is only available online. To download, view, and print the report as a PDF file, go to http://
nces.ed.gov or https://bjs.gov.
Establishing reliable indicators of the current state of school crime and safety across the nation and
regularly updating and monitoring these indicators are important in ensuring the safety of our nation’s
students. This is the aim of Indicators of School Crime and Safety.