Washington Post School Shootings Database
The Washington Post spent a year determining how many children have been affected by school shootings, beyond just those killed or injured. To do that, reporters attempted to identify every act of gunfire at a primary or secondary school during school hours since the Columbine High massacre on April 20, 1999. Using Nexis, news articles, open-source databases, law enforcement reports, information from school websites, and calls to schools and police departments, The Post reviewed more than 1,000
K-12 School Shooting Database (Center for Homeland Defense and Security)
The K-12 School Shooting Database documents when a gun is brandished, is fired, or a bullet hits school property for any reason, regardless of the number of victims, time of day, or day of week.
School Shooting Tracker (Education Week)
School Shootings Over Time: Incidents, Injuries, and Deaths, by year since 2018
CNN School Shooting Dataset 2009-2018
CNN reviewed hundreds of reported shootings at K-12 schools from 2009 until 2018. To compile our dataset, we primarily relied on open-source databases, news reports, calls to police departments, information on school websites and 2009-2013 data provided by the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO).
Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool (ed.gov)
The Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool is brought to you by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education. This analysis cutting tool was designed to provide rapid customized reports for public inquiries relating to campus crime and fire data.
Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2021 (National Center for Education Statistics)
This report covers topics such as victimization, bullying and electronic bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, student perceptions of personal safety at school, and criminal incidents at postsecondary institutions
School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOC) Data Files
Public-use data files from past iterations of SSOCS can be downloaded in various software formats by clicking on the links below. Survey documentation can be viewed, downloaded, and printed as PDF files. ASCII files are below and can be used with the setup files provided to read in data to formats that are not provided on this page.