In 2014, the rate of serious violent victimization away from school was almost 30% higher (6 per 1,000 individuals) than the rate of serious violent victimization of school (3.6 per 1,000 individuals).
Over that same time frame , college campus have reported a rise in forcible sexual offenses that is 60% greater than the rise demonstrated by UCR data. This increase in rape and forcible sexual offenses does not necessarily indicate that sexual assault has increased, but rather that a greater percentage of sexual assault victims are reporting incidents to authorities.
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8% of students had been in physical fight (in or out of school).
22% of students were offered , sold, or given illegal drugs on school property.
15% of students had been bullied electronically.
1 in 4 girls ages 12-18 had been bullied at school vs 1 in 5 boys.
Girls were more likely than boys to not attend school due to safety concerns.
96% of hate crimes committed on campus are perpetrated against an individual as a result of their race, ethnicity ,religion , or sexual orientation.
In 2014, 9 in 10 colleges reported 0 rape crimes on school property.