A r c h i v e d  I n f o r m a t i o n

Table 1
Number of students expelled for GFSA violations per 1,000 students of the school-age population, 1998-99

 

State Number of students expelled in 1998-99 School-age population 1998 Expelled students per 1,000 of popul. Data Caveats

Alabama

174 748,303 0.233  

Alaska

24 135,443 0.177  

Arizona

101 848,545 0.119  

Arkansas

66 452,452 0.146  

California

290 5,929,296 0.049  

Colorado

94 699,488 0.134

The figures reported for 1998-99 include expulsions for ALL weapons, not just firearms.

Connecticut

11 545,037 0.020  

Delaware

9 113,365 0.079  

District of Columbia

13 71,976 0.181  

Florida

94 2,339,114 0.040  

Georgia

208 1,401,879 0.148  

Hawaii

5 188,195 0.027  

Idaho

31 244,804 0.127  

Illinois

77 2,012,938 0.038  

Indiana

103 988,862 0.104  

Iowa

17 498,491 0.034  

Kansas

52 472,594 0.110  

Kentucky

37 656,057 0.056  

Louisiana

21 769,186 0.027  

Maine

6 210,638 0.028  

Maryland

31 842,326 0.037  

Massachusetts

43 962,974 0.045  

Michigan

106 1,721,362 0.062  

Minnesota

24 855,699 0.028  

Mississippi

24 502,591 0.048  

Missouri

171 913,047 0.187  

Montana

15 160,082 0.094  

Nebraska

15 291,376 0.051  

Nevada

52 311,132 0.167  

New Hampshire

11 204,861 0.054  

New Jersey

51 1,269,897 0.040  

New Mexico

47 328,935 0.143  

New York

206 2,879,067 0.072  

North Carolina

141 1,255,371 0.112  

North Dakota

3 114,657 0.026  

Ohio

77 1,843,550 0.042  

Oklahoma

16 628,669 0.025  

Oregon

48 543,136 0.088  

Pennsylvania

145 1,818,403 0.080  

Rhode Island

4 154,915 0.026  

South Carolina

52 664,908 0.078  

South Dakota

9 132,586 0.068  

Tennessee

152 905,955 0.168  

Texas

294 3,946,696 0.074  

Utah

13 481,259 0.027  

Vermont

3 105,221 0.029  

Virginia

115 1,124,613 0.102  

Washington

115 998,549 0.115  

West Virginia

20 297,689 0.067  

Wisconsin

71 880,615 0.081  

Wyoming

11 95,284 0.115  

American Samoa

0 15,372 0.000  

Guam

5 32,222 0.155  

Northern Marianas

0 9,498 0.000  

Virgin Islands

0 20,976 0.000  
         

Total

3,523 46,640,156 0.076  

Number of states reporting:

l55    

Data Notes:

Puerto Rico did not submit 1998-99 GFSA data.

The school-age population figures are children aged 5 to 17and include both public and private school students. For the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the other outlying areas, the figures are for 1998.


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