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The Mikki High 

Bully No More! Project

Bully Facts and Stats

Bully Stats

 Over 160,000 students refuse to go to school everyday because they are afraid they will be bullied.

  •  According to a SAFE survey, teens in grades 6-10, are the most likely to be involved in bullying activities.  
    • About 80% of students in high school have encountered bullying in some way online.

    • About 56% of students have witnessed a bullying crime take place while at school.

    • There are about 71% of students that report bullying as an ongoing problem.

    • There is a relationship between bullying or being bullied and other types of violence, including suicide, fighting, and carrying weapons

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  • About 42 percent of kids have been bullied while online with one in four being

  • verbally attacked more than once.

  •  Over 80 percent of teens use a cell phone regularly, making it the most popular form of technology and a common medium for cyber bullying
  • About half of young people have experienced some form of cyber bullying, and 10 to 20 percent experience it regularly

  • Mean, hurtful comments and spreading rumors are the most common type of cyber bullying

  • Girls are at least as likely as boys to be cyber bullies or their victims

  • Boys are more likely to be threatened by cyber bullies than girls

  • Cyber bullying affects all races

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  •  Over half, about 56 percent, of all students have witnesses a bullying crime take place while at school.
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  • A reported 15 percent of all students who don't show up for school report it to being out of fear of being bullied while at school.
  • There are about 71 percent of students that report bullying as an on-going problem.
  • Along that same vein, about one out of every 10 students drops out or changes schools because of repeated bullying.
  • One out of every 20 students has seen a student with a gun at school.
  • Some of the top years for bullying include 4th through 8th graders in which 90 percent were reported as victims of some kind of bullying.
  • Other recent bullying statistics reveal that 54 percent of students reported that witnessing physical abuse at home can lead to violence in school. 
  • Among students of all ages, homicide perpetrators were found to be twice as likely as homicide victims to have been bullied previously by their peers.
  • There are about 282,000 students that are reportedly attacked in high schools throughout the nation each month. 
  • Source: Olweus Research