What is bullying?
Bullying is the mistreatment of an individual or group characterized by a willful intent to cause harm and a perceived advantage in power. These acts can be socially, emotionally, or physically damaging in nature and include, but are not limited to, teasing, name calling, rumor spreading, exclusion, intimidation, threats, damaging personal property, stealing, public humiliation, stalking, pushing, shoving, or other physical attacks and sexual, religious, or racial/ethnic harassment.
Any of these acts can also be committed via the Internet, e-mail, telephone, text messages, or other forms of electronic devices and is also considered bullying (known as cyber-bullying).

* 1. Using the definition above, have you been bullied at school or on the way to/from school in the past year?

* 2. How often are you bullied?

* 3. Where does it happen? (Choose all that apply)

* 4. How were you bullied? (Choose all that apply)

* 5. What did you do about the bullying? (Choose all that apply)

* 6. Have you bullied another student in the past year?

* 7. How have you done it? (Choose all that apply)

* 8. How often do you see someone get bullied at your school?

* 9. What type of bullying do you witness? (Choose all that apply)

* 10. What are you most likely to do when you see someone being bullied?

* 11. How much of a problem would you say bullying is at your school?

* 12. Have you seen a weapon or other dangerous object (such as brass knuckles) at school in the past year? (Choose all that apply)

* 13. Have you ever carried a weapon or dangerous object to school or any school-related activity?

* 14. If you have carried a weapon, what type was it? (Choose all that apply)

* 15. If you have seen a weapon or any other dangerous situation on campus in the past year and did not report it, why?

* 16. Which would be the most comfortable method for you to report a weapon or dangerous situation at your school?

* 17. Have you witnessed any of the following activities at your school in the past year which were gang-related? (Choose all that apply)

* 18. Have you witnessed drug use or drug dealing on your campus in the past year?

* 19. Which statement best describes you?

* 20. How safe do you feel at school?

* 21. In the space below, feel free to write down anything you think teachers, administrators, or parents could do to stop bullying and make your school safer.