America’s Tragic Trend: School Shootings Since Sandy Hook

The Sandy Hook shooting is the world’s deadliest nonpolitical shooting in a K-12 public school with 27 victims.

In the United States, during the last three years, a fatal school shooting has occurred, on average, every 22 days.

Data in this infographic was calculated based on MSW@USC’s analysis of the database provided by the Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund.

School Shootings Since Sandy Hook

Reported incident where a firearm was shot on school grounds.

School shootings include reported incidents of fatal and nonfatal gun discharges on school grounds. Reported incidents where there was no evidence that an act of violence occurred on school grounds have been removed.

Date Location School
6/1/16 Los Angeles, CA University of California Los Angeles
5/15/16 Augusta, KS Augusta High School
5/13/16 Greenville, SC Southside High School
5/11/16 Jamaica, NY St. John's University
5/6/16 Columbia, MO University of Missouri
5/6/16 Panama City, FL Oscar Patterson Elementary School
5/6/16 Twin Falls, ID Robert Stuart Middle School
5/5/16 Beltsville, MD High Point High School
5/2/16 Dallas, TX Kimball High School
4/29/16 Charleston, WV University of Charleston
4/23/16 Antigo, WI Antigo High School
4/16/16 Tuskegee, AL Tuskegee University
3/27/16 Tacoma, WA University of Puget Sound
3/23/16 Charlotte, NC Johnson C. Smith University
3/21/16 Atlanta, GA Georgia State University
3/15/16 Birmingham, AL Huffman High School
2/29/16 Middletown, OH Madison High School
2/26/16 Palestine, TX Palestine High School
2/17/16 Homosassa, FL Rock Crusher Elementary School
2/12/16 Glendale, AZ Independence High School
2/9/16 Muskegon Heights High School, MI Muskegon Heights High School
1/29/16 Philadelphia, PA Benjamin Franklin High School
1/22/16 Indianapolis, IN Lawrence Central High School
1/20/16 Indianapolis, IN Northwest Community High School
1/13/16 Camden, AR Harmony Grove High School
1/12/16 Dover, DE Central Middle School
12/18/15 Jackson, TN Lane College
11/29/15 Columbus, OH Ohio State University
11/11/15 Sulphur Rock, AR Sulphur Rock Magnet School
11/10/15 Lecanto, FL Lecanto High School
11/5/15 Moultrie, GA Vereen School
11/1/15 Winston-Salem, NC Winston-Salem State University
10/25/15 Durham, NC North Carolina Central University
10/24/15 San Antonio, TX Ed White Middle School
10/22/15 Nashville, TN Tennessee State University
10/15/15 Langston, OK Langston University
10/15/15 San Antonio, TX Wagner High School
10/11/15 Tampa, FL University of South Florida
10/9/15 Flagstaff, AZ Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff
10/9/15 Houston, TX Texas Southern University
10/6/15 Houston, TX Texas Southern University
10/2/15 University City, MO University City High School
10/1/15 Roseburg, OR Umpqua Community College
9/30/15 Harrisburg, SD Harrisburg High School
9/28/15 Butte, MT Montana Tech of the University of Montana
9/22/15 Statesville, NC Central Elementary School
9/14/15 Cleveland, MS Delta State University
9/11/15 Lafayette, LA Northside High School
9/3/15 Sacramento, CA Sacramento City College
8/27/15 Savannah, GA Savannah State University
8/26/15 Houston, TX Texas Southern University
8/25/15 Augusta, GA Hornsby Elementary School
8/23/15 Richmond, TX William Velasquez Elementary
8/8/15 Wichita, KS Wichita State
8/8/15 Paradise, TX Paradise High School
7/27/15 Gainesville, FL University of Florida
7/24/15 Converse, TX Elolf Elementary School
7/5/15 Dallas, TX Coppell Middle School East
6/23/15 Fort Calhoun, NE Fort Calhoun Elementary School
6/4/15 Franklin, NC South Macon Elementary School
5/27/15 Everglades City, FL Everglades City School
5/24/15 Flint, MI Southwestern Classical Academy
5/20/15 Robinson, TX Robinson High School
5/12/15 Tempe, AZ Corona del Sol High School
5/5/15 Conyers, GA Conyers Middle School
5/4/15 Orem, UT Utah Valley Univeristy
5/4/15 Cleveland, OH Willow Elementary School
4/27/15 Lacey, WA North Thurston High School
4/22/15 Las Vegas, NV Ruthe Deskin Elementary School
4/19/15 Dover, DE Delaware State University
4/19/15 Charlotte, NC Johnson C. Smith University
4/18/15 Dover, DE Delaware State University
4/17/15 Seguin, TX Seguin High School
4/13/15 Goldsboro, NC Wayne Community College
4/4/15 Everett, WA Everett Community College
4/2/15 Jackson, TN Lane College
4/2/15 Monaca, PA Community College of Beaver County
3/9/15 Coon Rapids, MN Northwest Passage High School
2/23/15 Daytona Beach, FL Bethune-Cookman University
2/15/15 Athens, GA University of Georgia
2/15/15 Little Rock, AR Lawson Elementary School
2/15/15 Merced, CA Tenaya Middle School
2/5/15 Columbia, SC University of South Carolina
2/4/15 Frederick, MD Frederick High School
2/2/15 Mankato, MN Minnesota State University
1/26/15 Roseville, MN Hand and Hand Montessori
1/20/15 Mobile, AL Williamson High School
1/16/15 Ocala, FL Vanguard High School
1/15/15 Milwaukee, WI Wisconson Lutheran High School
12/17/14 Pittsburgh, PA Sunnyside Elementary School
12/17/14 Waterville, ME Benton Elementary School
12/5/14 Claremore, OK Rogers State University
11/23/14 Annapolis, MD St Johns College
11/20/14 Tallahasse, FL Florida State University
10/24/14 Marysville, WA Marysville Pilchuck High School
10/21/14 Memphis, TN A. Maceo Walker Middle School
10/18/14 Langston, OK Langston University
10/13/14 Nashville, TN Tennessee State University
10/8/14 Elizabeth City, NC Elizabeth City State University
10/3/14 Fairburn, GA Langston Hughes High School
9/30/14 Albermarle, NC Abermarle High school
9/30/14 Louisville, KY Fern Creek High School
9/29/14 Terre Haute, IN Indiana State University
9/27/14 Nashville, TN Tennessee State University
9/11/14 Taylorsville, UT Westbrook Elementary School
9/10/14 Lake Mary, FL Greenwood Lakes Middle School
9/5/14 Savannah, GA Savannah State University
9/2/14 Pocatello, ID Idaho State University
8/14/14 Newport News, VA Saunders Elementary
8/13/14 Fredrick, MD Heather Ridge High school
6/27/14 Miami, FL University of Miami
6/23/14 Benton, MO Kelly High School
6/10/14 Troutdale, OR Reynolds High School
6/5/14 Seattle, WA Seattle Pacific University
5/21/14 Milwaukee, WI Clarke Street School Playground
5/8/14 Lawrenceville, GA Georgia Gwinnett College
5/8/14 Georgetown, KY Georgetown College
5/5/14 Augusta, GA Paine College
5/4/14 Augusta, GA Paine College
5/3/14 Everett, WA Horizon Elementary
5/2/14 Milwaukee, WI Marquette University
4/21/14 Griffith, IN St. Mary Catholic School
4/21/14 Provo, UT Provo High School
4/16/14 Council Bluffs, IA Iowa Western Community College
4/11/14 Detroit, MI East English Village Preparatory Academy
4/3/14 Kent, OH Kent State University
3/30/14 Savannah, GA Savannah State University
3/23/14 Newark, DE University of Delaware
3/8/14 Oshkosh, WI University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
3/7/14 Tallulah, LA Madison Parish High School
3/2/14 Westminster, MD McDaniel College
2/20/14 Raytown, MO Raytown Success Academy
2/11/14 Lyndhurst, OH Charles F. Brush High School
2/10/14 Salisbury, NC Salisbury High School
2/7/14 Bend, OR Bend High School
1/31/14 Phoenix, AZ Cesar Chavez High School
1/31/14 Des Moines, IA North High School
1/24/14 Orangeburg, SC South Carolina State University
1/21/14 West Lafayette, IN Purdue University
1/20/14 Chester, PA Widener University
1/17/14 Philadelphia, PA Delaware Valley Charter High School
1/15/14 Lancaster, PA King Elementary School
1/14/14 Roswell, NM Berrendo Middle School
1/9/14 Jackson, TN Liberty Technology Magnet High School
12/19/13 Fresno, CA Edison High School
12/13/13 Centennial, CO Arapahoe High School
12/4/13 Winter Garden, FL West Orange High School
11/21/13 Rapid City, SD South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
11/3/13 Stone Mountain, GA Stephenson High School
11/2/13 Greensboro, NC North Carolina A&T State University
11/1/13 Algona, IA Algona High/Middle School
10/21/13 Sparks, NV Sparks Middle School
10/15/13 Austin, TX Lanier High School
10/4/13 Pine Hills, FL Agape Christian Academy
9/28/13 Gray, ME Gray-New Gloucester High School
9/21/13 Savannah, GA Savannah State University
8/30/13 Winston-Salem, NC Carver High School
8/23/13 Sardis, MS North Panola High School
8/22/13 Memphis, TN Westside Elementary School
8/20/13 Decatur, GA Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy
6/19/13 West Palm Beach, FL Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
6/7/13 Santa Monica, CA Santa Monica College
5/3/13 Hattiesburg, MS University of Southern Mississippi
4/29/13 Cincinnati, OH La Salle High School
4/16/13 Tuscaloosa, AL Stillman College
4/15/13 Grambling, LA Grambling State University
4/13/13 Elizabeth City, NC Elizabeth City State University
4/12/13 Christiansburg, VA New River Community College
3/21/13 Southgate, MI Davidson Middle School
3/18/13 Orlando, FL University of Central Florida
2/27/13 Atlanta, GA Henry W. Grady High School
2/13/13 San Leandro, CA Hillside Elementary School
2/7/13 Fort Pierce, FL Indian River State College
2/1/13 Altanta, GA Morehouse College
1/31/13 Atlanta, GA Price Middle School
1/22/13 Houston, TX Lone Star College North Harris Campus
1/16/13 Chicago, IL Chicago State University
1/15/13 Hazard, KY Hazard Community and Technical College
1/15/13 St. Louis, MO Stevens Institute of Business & Arts
1/10/13 Taft, CA Taft Union High School
1/8/13 Fort Myers, FL Apostolic Revival Center Christian School
12/14/12 Sandy Hook, CT Sandy Hook Elementary School

182 School Shooting Since Sandy Hook


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