At-risk student are students who, by virtue of their circumstances, are more likely than others to fail academically. Statistically, some minority students, those who are academically disadvantaged, those who are disabled, those who are characterized by low socioeconomic status, and students who come from an unstable family situation are considered at-risk.

Grade 8 – Drug Use – 21%

Reported that they had used an illicit drug in the prior 12 months

Grade 10 – Drug Use – 37%

Reported that they had used an illicit drug in the prior 12 months

Grade 12 – Drug Use – 48%

Reported that they had used an illicit drug in the prior 12 months

5% of Children

Approximately 5% of school age children in the United States qualify for a
diagnosis of substance abuse disorder

More about us

Who we are

This has been a collaborative effort among Wells teachers for Special Education in the classroom.

What we do

We are all teachers and have put together this website for an assessment for SPED 924 – Special Education in the Regular Classroom as part of the Masters Program at Framingham State University

Stats for @Risk

Disability 7.6%
Retained 8.1%
English 4.9%
Parents 30.8%
Emigrated 2.3%
Income 8.5%
Parent not Employed 10.5%