Static-99R Risk Scores


Static-99R Score Categories
-3 through 1 - Low Risk
2-3 - Moderate-Low Risk
4-5 - Moderate-High Risk
6 and above - High Risk

The Static-99R score is used to predict risk of sexual re-offense, based on the offender's score category (all offenders with a score of -2, for example, would be considered low risk to commit a new sexual offense).

Predicted Sexual Recidivism by Score Category, Five Years after Release from Custody*
(Base on Routine Norms, Static-99R):
Score Predicted Recidivism Rate Score Predicted Recidivism Rate
-3
1.2
4
8.7
-2
1.6
5
11.4
-1
2.1
6
14.7
0
2.8
7
18.8
1
3.8
8
23.7
2
5.0
9
29.5
3
6.6
10-
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* The predicted recidivism rates are based on national research studies. Rates may differ when research on California sex offenders becomes available.