We'll be the first to tell you...there are a LOT of statistics about teenagers and students on this page. They are a wide variety of topics dealing with teens below ranging from relationships to mental illness to politics to cell phone usage to bullying and more.Stage of Life® has spent years working with tens of thousands of teens to pull exclusive statistics about high school students to share from both its teen trend reports and outside sources. Statistics for each topic category can be found below, along with the source and accompanying resource links if available.Teen as Family Member Teens also often want more say about family matters.
Teen dating without driving
Imagine if your teen never wanted to leave the house and was content living under your roof and under your instruction for life. A teen’s desire to become independent is an innate characteristic that assists them in growing into adulthood.
As teens struggle for their independence, there may be times when it is appropriate to give in.
Finding the balance between giving them too much freedom and being overprotective is one of the biggest obstacles to overcome.
However, it is healthy and natural for a teen to grow into an independent adult.
In some cases, the result may be that a teen switches from conforming to his or her parents views to conforming to a friend or a group of friends.