There was a sudden increase in school shootings during the 1990’s and early 2000’s and then they quickly dropped again. These episodes are consistently shocking, devastating, and difficult to procedure, but they are considered atypical and uncommon. 33 deaths were reported as an outcome of school shootings in the 2009 2010 school year. This is a remarkable change from the 63 deaths recorded in 2006 2007. Taking into consideration that there are over 50 million children in school in America, these statistics relate to a 1 in 2 million probability.

1995 experienced a significant fall from , and it was also the lowest incidents of school shootings since 1985. While the events may spike up abruptly, studies illustrate the amounts do fall substantially (and rather quickly). As we have seen with the dramatic change between 2003 and the present variety of report incidents.
School Violence Statistics
In accordance with the National Center for Education Statistics, there were 53 violent crimes in 1993. Forty two of these offenses finished in death.
In 2000, more than of schools reported school violence in their own school. The offenses were recorded as 40 crimes per every 1,000 pupils. A number of these offenses were so violent that they were criminal and needed police involvement. Approximately 15 crimes per 1,000 pupils were involved in a violent act requiring the authorities to be contacted. In 2010 those amounts were very distinct. The number of violent crimes dropped to 2 per 1,000 students.
Firearms at School Statistics
In the 1990’s it was reported that 25% of students carried a firearm to school sooner or later during the school year. The amounts have now been on a decline since then. In 1995, the numbers dropped to 20% of students, and since then the numbers have remained quite steady. In 2001, findings show it was found that 17% of students brought guns to school.
Since the all time low in 2001, the statistics have stayed steady, with little change. In 2011, there was a reporting that 15% of pupils had carried a firearm to school.
* While these students do not consistently use the firearms, the weapons are a risk and shouldn’t be in the hands of young kids while in a school setting.
Teen Drug Use (not cannabis) Figures
Adolescents were recently studied on personal drug use, and many readily and willingly admitted to using some type of a drug. More than seventy percent used alcohol, 10 percent used some type of stimulants or uppers, more than 9 percent employed opiates, more than 7 percent employed tranquilizers, 6.5 used sedatives, more than 6 percent used hallucinogens, cocaine use was more than 5 percent, inhalants use was more than 5 percent, steroid use was at 2.5 percent, and heroin use was nearly 1 percent.
The drug use among amateurs was on a steady decline between the mid 90’s until mid year in 2000, but now is steadily growing. In the 90s, drug use among amateurs was over 75%. The number of teenagers using drugs started dropping by about 3% per year.
In 1995, “only” 65% teenagers reported using any drugs. The amounts were still high, but significantly diminishing. The numbers remained similar over the the next couple of years until they reached a low in 2000 of 60%. While there was still room for improvement, it seems the data were going on the rise again. With present studies demonstrating that 70% of students admit to using some kind of drugs sooner or later in their lives the fact is basic adolescents are in fact using more drugs nowadays.
Drunk Driving Data
In 1982 there were a total of 26,173 alcohol related fatalities. In 1991, the numbers of underage drunk driving fatalities were 3.8 per 100,000 individuals. This was the greatest variety of fatalities resulted from underage drunk driving previously two decades.

How many fatalities has decreased, and this reveals that are not getting behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking alcohol. Between 1995 and 2007, the number stayed under 3 fatalities per 100,000 individuals. In 2010, we witnessed the lowest quantity of fatalities with a recorded 1.3 per 100.00.
The amounts have significantly reduced to 9,878 in 2011 and lets expect the number of fatalities continues to drop.
Gang Related Violence Data
Over 40 percent of Usa cities with a population of more than 20,000 people have been witness to an increase in gang violence over the past few years. Although there was an approximate 8 percent drop in gang related violence between 1999 and 2000, the numbers are continuing to grow.
In 1999, there were 27,000 gangs in the United . The amount of gangs and gang-related violence was falling every year until it reached its lowest in 2003, with “only” 20,000 gangs. The very next year there was a spike in the number of gangs and their violent activities.