The National Center for Educational Statistics in 2019 reported that: One out of every (20.2%) of students’ report being bullied. 90% of students in grades 4-8 report having been harassed or bullied. 28% of students in grades 6-12 has experienced bullying. Stopbullying.gov has reported that 20% of students in grades 9-12 has experienced bullying. Statistics suggest that revenge [due to bullying] is the number one motivator for school shootings in the U.S. 87% of students surveyed report that bullying is the primary motivator of school shootings.