When bystanders intervene, bullying stops within 10 seconds 57% of the time.

The 3 B’s of Bullying

  1. Bullier – 30% of youth admit to bullying
  2. Bullied – 1 in 3 students bullied at school
  3. Bystander – 70% have witnessed bullying

BEEN BULLIED
28% of U.S. students in grades 6–12 experienced bullying.
20% of U.S. students in grades 9–12 experienced bullying.

BULLIED OTHERS
Approximately 30% of young people admit to bullying others in surveys.

WITNESSED BULLYING
70.6% of young people say they have seen bullying in their schools.
70.4% of school staff have seen bullying. 62% witnessed bullying two or more times in the last month and 41% witness bullying once a week or more.
When bystanders intervene, bullying stops within 10 seconds 57% of the time.

BEEN CYBERBULLIED
6% of students in grades 6–12 experienced cyberbullying.
16% of high school students (grades 9–12) were electronically bullied in the past year.
However, 55.2% of LGBT students experienced cyberbullying.

Children cannot get a quality education if they don’t first feel safe at school.

-Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education