Physical Holding

District Use of Prone Restraint Data
January 1, 2014 – March 31, 2014

Number of Incidents of Prone Restraint

Dates Included in
Data Collection

Number of Incidents

January 1, 2013 – March 31, 2013

270

April 1, 2013 – June 30, 2013

198

July 1, 2013 – September 30, 2013

130

October 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013

335

January 1, 2014 – March 31, 2014

187

Percentage of Students Restrained by Gender*

Gender

Percentage

Male

79%

Female

21%

Percentage of Students Restrained by Race*

Race

Percentage

Caucasian

59%

African American

34%

Hispanic

6%

American Indian

1%

Percentage of Students Restrained by Disability Category*

Disability

Percentage

Emotional or Behavioral Disabilities

49%

Autism Spectrum Disorder

31%

Other Health Disabilities

7%

Developmental Cognitive Disability

6%

Severely Multiply Impaired

4%

Specific Learning Disability

2%

Developmental Delay Age 3-6

1%

Reasons for Use of Prone Restraint

Reasons

Percentages

Protect Others from Injury

56%

Protect Student from Injury

47%

Protect Both Student and Others from Injury

47%

Total Districts Reporting

Dates Included in Data Collection

Number of Districts

August 16, 2011 – January 13, 2012

21

January 14, 2012 – April 14, 2012

12

April 15, 2012 – July 14, 2012

12

July 15, 2011 – October 14, 2012

16

October 15, 2012 – December 31, 2012

11

January 1, 2013 – March 31, 2013

10

April 1, 2013 – June 30, 2013

9

July 1, 2013 – September 30, 2013

11

October 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013

10

January 1, 2014 – March 31, 2014

11

* Data derived from unique MARSS numbers