Alumni, Community and Student Engagement Initiatives

Scary Statistics

The United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime & Safety Statistics show that

-1 out of 4 children is Bullied.

-1 out of 5 children admits to being a bully, or doing some “Bullying.”

-8% of students miss 1 day of class per month for fear of Bullies.

-100,000 students carry a gun to school.

-28% of youths who carry weapons have witnessed violence at home.

-282,000 students are physically attacked in secondary schools each month.

-More youth violence occurs on school grounds as opposed to on the way to school.

-1 out of 5 teens knows someone who brings a gun to school.

-Playground statistics: Every 7 minutes a child is bullied.

-When Bullying behavior is witnessed  adults intervene 4% of the time; peers intervene 11% of the time and 85% of the time there is no intervention.

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