In middle school 36% of students and 33% of teachers say the drug problem is getting worse compared to 10% of principals; in high school. 51% of students and 41% of teachers say it is getting worse compared with 15% of principals.
In high school. 50% of teachers and 48% of principals believe a team can smoke pot every weekend and still do well in school compared to 23% of teens.
71% of high school students think more than half the students tried pot: only 27% of principals and 26% of teachers do.
There is a dramatic difference between substance use by teens that attend religious services at least four times a month and those who attend less than once a month:
Only 8% who attend religious services at least tour times a month smoked cigarettes compared to 22% who attend less than once a month.
Only 13% who attended four times or more have smoked marijuana compared to 39% who attended less than once a month.
Only 20% who attend four times or more say at least half their friends drink compared to 38% who attend less than once a month.
Only 49% who attend four times or more know a friend or classmate who has used illegal drugs like acid, cocaine or heroin compared to 62% who attend less than once a month.
45% who never smoked pot rely most on their parents’ opinion compared to 21% who smoked it.
17% who never smoked pot hang out with friends after school compared to 1% who smoked pot.