U.S. public schools - discipline problems by school level 2016

Percentage of U.S. public schools with selected discipline problems in 2015-2016 school year, by school level

U.S. public schools - discipline problems by school level 2016 This graph shows the percentage of public schools in the United States with common discipline problems in the school year 2015-2016, by school level. In that year, 3.2 percent of high schools in the United States reported racial or ethnic tensions among their students.
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Percentage of U.S. public schools with selected discipline problems in 2015-2016 school year, by school level

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Primary schoolMiddle schoolHigh school/Combined
Student racial/ethnic tensions1.2%3.2%2.3%
Student bullying8.1%21.8%14.7%
Sexual harassment of other
students
-2.1%2.5%
Student harassment of other students based on sexual orientation or gender identity-1.2%2.2%
Student verbal abuse of other
teachers
3.6%8.2%7.6%
Student acts of disrespect
for teachers other than verbal abuse
8.8%15.9%12.1%
Widespread disorder in classroom1.6%4.9%2.6%
Gang activities2.7%19.4%30.6%
Primary schoolMiddle schoolHigh school/Combined
Student racial/ethnic tensions1.2%3.2%2.3%
Student bullying8.1%21.8%14.7%
Sexual harassment of other
students
-2.1%2.5%
Student harassment of other students based on sexual orientation or gender identity-1.2%2.2%
Student verbal abuse of other
teachers
3.6%8.2%7.6%
Student acts of disrespect
for teachers other than verbal abuse
8.8%15.9%12.1%
Widespread disorder in classroom1.6%4.9%2.6%
Gang activities2.7%19.4%30.6%
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This graph shows the percentage of public schools in the United States with common discipline problems in the school year 2015-2016, by school level. In that year, 3.2 percent of high schools in the United States reported racial or ethnic tensions among their students.
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