New Dataset of School Shootings since Columbine

CISER has released a new dataset entitled School Shootings Data. This dataset was compiled by The Washington Post and released as a csv file under a Creative Commons 4.0 license. CISER is archiving this data for our users and has added SPSS, SAS, and Stata versions of the dataset for their convenience. Per the terms of the license, these are likewise released under a Creative Commons 4.0 license and are made publicly available to all users. This dataset attempts to identify every act of gunfire at a primary or secondary school during school hours since the Columbine High massacre on April 20, 1999. The dataset can be accessed at

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