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Bullying Statistics

160,000 students miss school everyday due to the fear of bullying.

15% of absenteeism is directly related to the fear of being bullied.

23% of elementary students reported being bullied 1-3 times in a month.

Half of all bullying incidents go unreported.

100,000 students carry a gun to school.

77% of the students said they had been bullied. 14% of those who were bullied said they experienced severe (bad) reactions to the abuse.

According to Bullying Statistics, 32% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety when at school.

39% of parents with a child in Grade 6 or higher are more likely to say they fear for their child’s safety.

22% of parents whose children are in Grade 5 or lower fear for their child’s safety. (Parents Not Overly Concerned About School Environments for Their Children, Gallup News Service, 2001)

A poll of teens aged 12-17 proved that they think violence has increased at their schools.

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

Statistics from the National Institute of Health.

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