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Number of School-Associated Violent Deaths Occurring
At and Away from School, 1992–2006

The following table shows the total number of violent deaths that occurred at or away from school in the United States from 1992 to 2006. Find the total number of student, staff, and nonstudent school-associated violent deaths, and the number of homicides of youths at or away from school.

School year Total student, staff, and
nonstudent school-associated
violent deaths
Homicides of youths ages 5–19
Homicides
at school
Homicides away
from school
Total 1992–2000 390 234 24,406
1995–1996 53 32 3,303
1996–1997 48 28 2,950
1997–1998 57 34 2,728
1998–1999 47 33 2,366
1999–2000 321 161 2,124
2000–2001 30 11 2,045
2001–2002 37 14 n.a.
2002–2003 35 18 n.a.
2003–2004 36 21 n.a.
2004–2005 50 21 n.a.
2005–2006 351 141 n.a.
NOTE: At school includes on school property, on the way to or from school, and while attending or traveling to or from a school sponsored event. n.a. = not available.
1. Preliminary data.

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