Middle School Drama and Bullying
Are the facts that you know about bullying true?
Is bullying handled properly?
Do you ever witness drama at school? Do you want it to be stopped? How do you feel when you witness it? Can you relate to feeling unwanted? Make an impact as an individual and make it noticed that it’s not okay.
Don't start/spread rumors. Don't put others down because you may not like them or you are feeling down yourself. If you ever witness it, you should report it to a trusted adult. Most students don’t report bullying or issues at school because they are afraid that the bully will bully them even more.
Over half, about 56%, of all students have witnesses a bullying crime take place while at school.
A reported 15% 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% of students that report bullying as an on-going problem.
About one out of every ten students drops out or changes schools because of repeated bullying.
Some of the top years for bullying include 4th through 8th graders in which 90%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.
The facts above are statistics of students grade 4-8.