Author: Milam, Adam J., & Furr-Holden, Debra

Title: Perceived School and Neighborhood Safety, Neighborhood Violence and Academic Achievement in Urban School Children

University Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University


Research Question:

This study utilizes data obtained from the NIfETy Method, child self-report data related to students’ sense of safety, and standardized test scores to better understand the relationship betweenperceived community and school safety, neighborhood violence and school performance in 3rd–5th graders in a mid-Atlantic urban school system.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: The Urban Review

Journal Entry: Vol. 42 No. 5 Pp. 458-467

Year: 2010


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Environment, Math, Neighborhood, Reading, Urban Schools, Violence

Regions Mid-Atlantic

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Descriptive Statistics

Method of Analysis: Linear Regression Models, Spatial Analysis

Sampling Frame: Elementary schools in Baltimore

Sample Types: Nonrandom

Unit of Analysis: Neighborhood, School, Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Cross Sectional

Data Description:


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