Must-Know School Bullying Statistics [Latest Report]

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"Each year, approximately 25% of U.S. students report being bullied at school."

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"Around 70.6% of young people say they have seen bullying in their schools."

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"15% of bullied students did not show up to school because they feel unsafe at least once in the past month."

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"14% of all high school students have considered suicide, and 7% have attempted it due to school bullying."

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"Approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying."

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"Only about 20 to 30% of students who are bullied notify adults about the bullying."

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"Over 50% of students who identify as LGBTQ+ experience bullying related to their sexual orientation."

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"School-based bullying prevention programs decrease bullying by up to 25%."

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"About 19% of students in grades 6-12 experienced bullying."

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"64% of children who were bullied did not report it; only 36% reported the bullying."

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"17.1% of students with disabilities reported being bullied, compared to 12.8% of students without disabilities."

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"Students who are obese, gay, or have disabilities are up to 63% more likely to be bullied than other children."

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"33% of students who reported being bullied at school indicated that they were bullied at least once or twice a month during the school year."

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"43% of bullied students report notifying an adult at school about the bullying."

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