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Students in grades 9 to 12 who were threatened/injured with a weapon at school by race in Vermont

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Definition and Source



Percent of students in grades 9 to 12 identifying as BIPOC or as white non-Hispanic who report being threatened or injured with a weapon at school during the past twelve months.

Data Source

Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). 


The Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey is a biennial, voluntary survey of students attending middle and high schools in Vermont. The survey seeks to monitor trends in student health and risk behaviors. The indicators as a whole reflect a broad definition of youth well-being. Not only do the indicators monitor behaviors associated with negative health and psychological outcomes, but they also measure "developmental assets" - internal resources and skills, as well as community, school, and other institutional supports. These assets foster the development of thriving young adults.

Last Updated

January 2024