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School Safety (San Diego County, 2008-2010)

Percentage of students in grades 7, 9, and 11 reporting the level of safety they feel at school, San Diego County 2008-2010.

  • 59.8% of African American students in San Diego County described their school as “safe” or “very safe.”
     
  • 65.9% of Asian students in San Diego County described their school as “safe” or “very safe.”
     
  • 58.4% of Latino students in San Diego County described their school as “safe” or “very safe.”
     
  • 61.1% of Native American students in San Diego County described their school as “safe” or “very safe.”
     
  • 66.3% of Pacific Islander students in San Diego County described their school as “safe” or “very safe.”
     
  • African American, Latino, and Native American students in San Diego County were less likely to describe their school as “safe” or “very safe” than White students.

Perception of School Safety, San Diego County, 2008-2010

African American

Latino

Native American

Asian

Pacific Islander

White

Very Safe

26.5

18.6

28.2

18.7

21.4

23.5

Safe

33.3

39.8

32.9

47.2

44.9

45.0

Neither Safe nor Unsafe

30.7

34.3

28.3

27.9

24.7

24.9

Unsafe

4.1

4.2

4.7

3.7

5.2

4.1

Very Unsafe

5.4

3.1

6.0

2.5

3.8

2.6

As cited on www.kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

Definition: Percentage of students in grades 7, 9, and 11 reporting the level of safety they feel at school, by race/ethnicity.

Source: 
California Healthy Kids Survey - Safety (WestEd), California Department of Education
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