U.S. school safety stats

Published: December 14, 2012
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BY THE NUMBERS

Public school safety in U.S.

• 84: percent of schools that have written safety plans for shooter scenarios, compared to 95 percent of schools with written plans for natural disasters.

• 52: percent of schools that have students go through drills for shooter scenarios, compared to 82 percent that drill for natural disasters.

• 89: percent of schools that have limited access to the building.

• 45: percent of schools that have limited public access to school grounds.

• 2: percent of schools that have daily metal detector checks.

• 27: percent of schools that have a daily police or security presence.

• 52: percent of schools that have security cameras.

SOURCE: U.S. Education Department



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