Michigan

MichiganMichigan is working to ensure its schools are safe and supportive. This page features school climate information for Michigan, including a list of grants the State and its communities have received; State discipline and bullying policies; data for a selection of indicators; related news articles; and grantee highlights demonstrating community efforts.

Grants Received

State Grant Programs

Local Educational Agency and District Grant Programs

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Selected Indicators

Indicator 1: Threatened or Injured with a Weapon on School Property

20099.4,7.7
20116.8,7.4
20136.7,6.9
20156.6,6.0
20176.5,6.0
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Indicator 1: Percentage of High School Students Who Reported They Had Been Threatened or Injured with a Weapon (For Example, a Gun, Knife, or Club) on School Property One or More Times During the 12 Months Before the Survey

Citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data. Available at https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/results.htm. Accessed on July 25, 2018.

Threatened or Injured with a Weapon on School Property
YearMichiganUS
20099.47.7
20116.87.4
20136.76.9
20156.66.0
20176.56.0

Indicator 2: Involved in Physical Fight on School Property

200911.3,11.1
20119.1,12.0
20136.9,8.1
20157.4,7.8
20177.9,8.5
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Indicator 2: Percentage of High School Students Who Reported Having Been in a Physical Fight on School Property One or More Times During the 12 Months Before the Survey

Citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data. Available at https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/results.htm. Accessed on July 25, 2018.

Involved in Physical Fight on School Property
YearMichiganUS
200911.311.1
20119.112.0
20136.98.1
20157.47.8
20177.98.5

Indicator 3: Offered, Sold, or Given Illegal Drugs on School Property

200929.5,22.7
201125.4,25.6
201323.8,22.1
201525.4,21.7
201726.0,19.8
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Indicator 3: Percentage of High School Students Who Reported that they Were Offered, Sold, or Given an Illegal Drug by Someone on School Property During the 12 Months Before the Survey

Citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data. Available at https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/results.htm. Accessed on July 25, 2018.

Offered, Sold, or Given Illegal Drugs on School Property
YearMichiganUS
200929.522.7
201125.425.6
201323.822.1
201525.421.7
201726.019.8

Indicator 4: Seriously Considered Attempting Suicide

200916.0,15.8
201115.7,15.8
201316.0,17.0
201517.3,17.7
201721.3,17.2
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Indicator 4: Percentage of High School Students Who Reported They Seriously Considered Attempting Suicide During the 12 Months Before the Survey

Citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data. Available at https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/results.htm. Accessed on July 25, 2018.

Seriously Considered Attempting Suicide
YearMichiganUS
200916.015.8
201115.715.8
201316.017.0
201517.317.7
201721.317.2

Indicator 5: Did Not Participate in At Least 60 Minutes of Physical Activity

201114.8,13.8
201315.2,15.2
201515.9,14.3
201715.9,15.4
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Indicator 5: Percentage of High School Students Who Reported Not Participating in at Least 60 Minutes of Physical Activity that Increased Their Heart Rate and Made Them Breathe Hard Some of the Time on at Least 1 Day During the 7 Days Before the Survey

Data for this indicator are not available before 2011.

Citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data. Available at https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/results.htm. Accessed on July 25, 2018.

Did Not Participate in At Least 60 Minutes of Physical Activity
YearMichiganUS
201114.813.8
201315.215.2
201515.914.3
201715.915.4

Indicator 6: Did Not Eat Vegetables 7 Days Before the Survey

20115.6,5.7
20135.6,6.6
20156.3,6.7
20177.4,7.2
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Indicator 6: Percentage of High School Students Who Reported They Did Not Eat Vegetables (e.g., Green Salad, Potatoes [Excluding French Fries, Fried Potatoes, or Potato Chips], Carrots, or Other Vegetables) During the 7 Days Before the Survey

Data for this indicator are not available before 2011.

Citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data. Available at https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/results.htm. Accessed on July 25, 2018.

Did Not Eat Vegetables 7 Days Before the Survey
YearMichiganUS
20115.65.7
20135.66.6
20156.36.7
20177.47.2

Grantee Highlights

The Lansing School District’s Project Prevent grant (Project PEACE), under the Office of Culture, is providing a series of four professional development sessions on trauma-sensitive schools. The series will focus on developing a safe and supportive environment for students who have been exposed to traumatic/toxic stress.

Presents findings for Michigan's Safe and Supportive Schools (S3) grant sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Contains grantee progress and highlights: 65% of schools reported improved school safety scores, 52% of schools reported a decrease in bullying, 30% of Safe and Supportive Schools received "Reward" status, and 70% of S3 2010 Priority schools moved off the Priority List. This final report also presents trends in statewide graduation rates over the course of the grant, previews key initiatives, and details lessons learned.