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Table 26. Number and percent of students ages 12 through 18 who reported being bullied at school and criminal victimization at school, by selected school experiences: School year 2008–09

 
        Bullied at school   Criminal victimization at school  
Reported school experiences     Number Yes   No     Any   None    
All students     25,383,000 28.0   72.0     3.9   96.1    
                           
School attachment                          
Positive attitude about school rules1     11,715,000 29.6   70.4     3.6   96.4    
Involved in one or more activities at school     16,689,000 31.3   68.7     4.4   95.6    
                           
Grades                          
Mostly A's or B's     20,117,000 25.9   74.1     3.5   96.5    
Mostly C's, D's, or F's     4,652,000 38.2   61.8     6.0   94.0    
                           
Attitudes about teachers                          
"Strongly agree" that teachers treat students with respect     7,684,000 23.5   76.5     3.4   96.6    
"Strongly agree" that teachers
care about students
    8,265,000 26.2   73.8     3.2   96.8    
1 Includes respondents who said "strongly agree" to any of the following statements:
The school rules are fair; The punishment for breaking school rules is the same no matter who you are; The school rules are strictly enforced; If a school rule is broken, students know what kind of punishment will follow.
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. The weighted population estimate for all students meeting the criteria for inclusion in this table is 25,383,000. "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; or having property destroyed on purpose. "Criminal victimization" includes students who reported being the victim of theft or violent crimes at school. "At school" includes the school building, school property, school bus, or going to and from school. "At school" includes the school building, school property, school bus, or going to and from school. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and missing data.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), 2009.