https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-states-at-controlling-bullying/9920/

MA: Bottom 10 States with Bullying Problems

2016’s States with the Biggest Bullying Problems

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-states-at-controlling-bullying/9920/
To identify the states where bullying is most pervasive, WalletHub’s analysts compared 45 states and the District of Columbia across 17 key metrics, ranging from “bullying-incident rate” to “truancy costs for schools” to “percentage of high school students bullied online.”

Bullying Prevalence & Prevention in Massachusetts (1=Biggest, 23=Avg.):

  • 40th – % of High School Students Bullied on School Property
  • 40th – % of High School Students Bullied Online
  • 37th – % of High School Students Involved in Physical Fight at School
  • 42nd – % of High School Students Who Missed School Out of Fear of Being Bullied
  • 39th – % of High School Students Who Attempted Suicide
  • 21st – Student-to-Counselor Ratio
  • 46th – Number of Psychologists per Capita

Worst States for Kids Being Bullied:

1 Michigan
2 Louisiana
3 West Virginia
4 Montana
5 Arkansas
6 Texas
7 Idaho
8 Alabama
9 South Carolina
10 Alaska

Massachusetts is #46.

For the full report, please visit here.

States with the Biggest Bullying Problems

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