CARES Survey of Hingham High School students
On October 24, 2023 during National Family Partnership's Red Ribbon Week, we asked students during lunch at Hingham High School to answer a multiple choice question: "Why do YOU think teens vape?"
178 students participated, and the results can be found below.
Peer pressure - 29%
To relieve stress - 20%
Doing smoke tricks is fun. - 14%
Curious to know what it's like - 14%
Friend/family member uses - 10%
It's easily accessible. - 7%
Availability of flavors - 6%
On May 9, 2023 during SAMHSA's National Prevention Week, we asked students during lunch at Hingham High School to answer a multiple choice question: "What keeps YOU from using substances?"
175 students participated, and the results can be found below.
I want to be healthy - 48%
It's illegal - 18%
I might lose a sport or a club - 11%
My parents don't approve - 10%
I don't enjoy it - 7%
My friends don't approve - 1%
other - 6%
"I like feeling in control." and "I'm straightedge." were the two written responses in the "other" category.
15 responses were eliminated because too many answers were chosen.
HPS Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) results
We rely upon data from the YRBS to guide our programming and community involvement, To learn more about the survey that is administered bi-annually to all students in grades 7, 9 and 11 and to view the most current data,, click on the links below.
Hingham Middle School survey
Hingham High School survey
for 9th and 11th-graders
Click here to view Hingham's Youth Risk Behavior Survey results.