Lexington Bullying Report

The Lexington Local School District takes bullying very seriously. The school district and each building within the school district will do everything possible to help any student who is the victim of bullying. Please use the definition below when determining if an incident is bullying and when reviewing the data regarding the reported incidents of bullying.

Definition of Bullying

Any intentional, persistent and repetitive written, verbal, graphic, electronically transmitted or physical act that student or group of students exhibits toward another student that causes both: a) mental or physical harm to the other student and b) is sufficiently severe that it creates an intimidating, threatening or abusive educational environment for the victim.

Based on the above definition of bullying, it has been reported to the Superintendent by the Building Principals the following incidents of bullying:

2009-2010

Elementary 8, Junior High 17, High School 17

There were 42 total verified incidents of bullying for the 2009-2010 school year, grades K-12.

2010-2011

Elementary 15, Junior High 4, High School 19

There were 38 total verified incidents of bullying for the 2010-2011 school year, grades K-12.

2011-2012

First semester – August 30, 2011 to January 20, 2012, Elementary 10, Junior High 7, High School 7

There were 24 total verified incidents of bullying for the first semester of the 2011-2012 school year, grades K-12.

Second semester – January 23, 2012 to May 31, 2012, Elementary 9, Junior High 5, High School 4

There were 18 total verified incidents of bullying for the second semester of the 2011-2012 school year, grades K-12.

There were 42 total verified incidents of bullying for the 2011-2012 school year, grades K-12.

2012-2013

First semester – August 28, 2012 to January 18, 2013, Elementary 9, Junior High 2, High School 5

There were 16 total verified incidents of bullying for the first semester of the 2012-2013 school year, grades K-12.

Second semester – January 22, 2013 to May 30, 2013 , Elementary 7, Junior High 5, High School 5.

There were a total of 17 verified incidents of bullying for the second semester of the 2012-2013 school year, grades K-12.

There were a total of 33 verified incidents of bullying for the 2012-2013 school year, grades K-12.  

2013-2014

First Semester - August 28, 2013 to January 17, 2014, Elementary 6, Junior High 3, High School 1.

There were a total of 10 verified incidents of bullying for the first semester of the 2013-2014 school year, grades K-12.

Second Semester - January 20, 2014 to June 6, 2014, Elementary 3, Junior High 5, High School 1

There were a total of 9 verified incidents of bullying for the second semester of the 2013-2014 school year, K-12. 

There were a total of 19 verified incidents of bullying for the 2013-2014 school year, K-12.

2014-2015 

First Semester - August 25, 2014 to January 16, 2015, Elementary 7, Junior High 5, High School 1.  There were a total

of 13 verified incidents of bullying for the first semester of the 2014-2015 school year, grades K-12.

Second Semester - January 20, 2015 to June 4, 2015, Elementary 2, Junior High 3, High School 0.  There were a total of 5 verified incidents of bullying for the second semester of the 2014-2015 school year, K-12.

There were a total of 18 verified incidents of bullying for the 2014-2015 school year, K-12.

2015-2016

First Semester - August 25, 2015 to January 15, 2016, Elementary 3, Junior High 3, High School 1. There were a total of 7 verified incidents of bullying for the first semester of the 2015-2016 school year, grades K-12.

Second Semester - January 19, 2016 to May 27, 2016, Elementary 4, Junior High 3, High School 0. There were a total of 7 verified incidents of bullying for the second semester of the 2015-2016 school year, K-12.

There were a total of 14 verified incidents of bullying for the 2015-2016 school year, K-12.

2016-2017

First Semester - August 23, 2016 to January 13, 2017, Elementary 7, Junior High 8, High School 1. There were a total of  16 verified incidents of bullying for the first semester of the 2016-2017 school year, grades K-12.