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Table 5.  Among students ages 12 through 18 who reported being bullied at school, percentage of students reporting unfavorable school conditions by components of bullying: School year 2014–15

Bullying components Gangs present at school   Saw student with a gun   Drugs at school1   Alcohol at school Saw hate-related graffiti at school  
Bullied without Power Imbalance or Repetition 16.8     55.0   37.4   43.0  
Bullied with Repetition OR Power Imbalance (not both) 22.0   #   64.9   35.4   50.3  
Bullied with Repetition AND Power Imbalance 20.2     59.4   42.4   53.7  
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 50 percent or more of the estimate's value.
1 Includes students who reported that marijuana, prescription drugs illegally obtained without a prescription, or other illegal drugs, such as cocaine, uppers, or heroine were available at school.
NOTE: Tabular data include only students who reported being enrolled in grades 6 through 12 and not receiving any of their education through homeschooling during the school year reported. "Bullied" includes students who reported being made fun of, called names, or insulted; being the subject of rumors; being threatened with harm; being pushed, shoved, tripped, or spit on; being pressured into doing things they did not want to do; being excluded from activities on purpose; and having property destroyed on purpose. Total bullied by component is based on respondents for whom data on bulllying are available. Population size based on Version 1 of the 2015 SCS for all students meeting the age, grade and school criteria is 24,622,000. This population estimate was calculated by doubling SCS person weights, and therefore will not match the population estimate calculated for the entire survey.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime Supplement (SCS - Version 1) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 2015. The 2015 SCS questionnaire was administered in two alternate versions. Only respondents completing Version 1 of the survey are included in these estimates. A complete discussion of the split-half methodology and results can be found at