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Quick Facts

  • 1 out of 4 students is bullied.
  • Depending on the age group, 43% of students have been bullied online.
  • As many as 8% of students stay home on any given day because they're afraid of being bullied. Additionally, 160,000 young people in America skip school every day because they don't feel safe.
  • 10% of students who drop out of school do so because of repeated bullying.
CHOICES Bullying Prevention

Read more quick facts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including:

  • Why bullying is a public health problem
  • How bullying affects health
  • Who is at risk of bullying
  • How bullying can be prevented
  • How the CDC approaches bullying prevention
  • Where to learn more about bullying