What the kids have to say

Below are the results from the 2011-12 Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth (MI PHY) survey by the Michigan Department of Education. The survey was given to ninth and 11th graders across several local schools. The numbers below represent totals for both grades. The data is is as reported by the students. CALHOUN BARRY BRANCH KALAMAZOO OVERALL Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Percentage of students who reported feeling unsafe or very unsafe at school Percentage of students who reported carrying a weapon to school to be wrong or very wrong Percentage of students who carried a weapon such as a gun, knife or club on one or more of the past 30 days Percentage of students who carried a gun on one or more of the past 30 days Percentage of students who carried a weapon such as a gun, knife or club on school property on one or more of the past 30 days Percentage of students who have read email or website messages that contained threats to other students one or more times during the past 12 months 4.60% 3% 3.10% 2.10% 6.20% 3.70% 3.40% 3.40% 3.80% 3%

76.70%

86.80%

71.90%

88.40%

70.70%

86.70%

76.10%

85.40%

74.10%

85.30%

28.50%

8.80%

44.10%

11.10%

29.30%

10.40%

24.50%

7.60%

28.50%

8.60%

11.30%

2.40%

26.80%

4.80%

7.80%

1.50%

9.70%

2%

12.70%

2.60%

5%

1.60%

6.70%

2.80%

7.80%

1.50%

3.70%

1.30%

4.60%

1.70%

23.90%

35.70%

16.80%

22.60%

22.80%

42.90%

25.90%

33.70%

23.10%

32.20%

CALHOUN Boys Girls Percentage of students who have been bullied on school property in the past 12 months Percentage of students who have been electronically bullied in the past 12 months Percentage of students who felt so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that they stopped doing some usual activities during the past 12 months Percentage of students who seriously considered attempting suicide during the past 12 months Percentage of students who actually attempted suicide one or more times during the past 12 months Percentage of students who know adults in the neighborhood they could talk to about something important Percentage of students who could ask their mom or dad for help with personal problems 21.70% 29.60%

BARRY Boys 20.30% Girls 26.50%

BRANCH Boys Girls 19.20% 31.60%

KALAMAZOO Boys Girls 19.80% 27.40%

OVERALL Boys Girls 20.20% 27.80%

8.20%

25.30%

9%

24.90%

7.50%

31.70%

11%

24.60%

9.50%

24.90%

22.40%

39.70%

18.60%

35.70%

31.70%

41.30%

19.10%

35.70%

16.40%

31%

14.40%

21.20%

9.50%

19.70%

16.70%

19%

12.50%

20.30%

10.10%

17.10%

6.90%

11.30%

4.80%

8%

5.40%

3.40%

7.60%

10.80%

4.90%

7.80%

50.70%

43.70%

61%

59%

59.90%

51.90%

54.30%

47.90%

52.40%

47.70%

75.20%

73.20%

80.90%

74.70%

79.30%

72.90%

78.50%

74.10%

74.10%

71.50%

Emotional impairment at schools
This list shows the number of children at each school district who were in special education programs during the 2012-13 school year because of emotional impairment issues. Calhoun ISD Battle Creek Public Schools Harper Creek Community Schools Lakeview Sch. District (Calhoun) Pennfield Schools Albion Public Schools Athens Area Schools Homer Community School District Mar Lee School District Marshall Public Schools Tekonsha Community Schools Union City Community Schools Arbor Academy Endeavor Charter Academy Marshall Academy Battle Creek Area Learning Center Barry ISD Delton Kellogg Schools Hastings Area School District Branch ISD Coldwater Community Schools Bronson Community School District Quincy Community Schools Pansophia Academy Eaton ISD Bellevue Community Schools Olivet Community Schools Kalamazoo RESA Climax-Scotts Community Schools Galesburg-Augusta Community Schools Gull Lake Community Schools TOTAL: Source: Michigan Department of Education 48 32 16 19 N/A 9 N/A 7 N/A 16 5 16 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 17 24 31 12 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 8 56 N/A 9 9 334

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