Is violence on the rise in your child’s Gwinnett school?

Statewide, school fights have increased over the past five years.

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Statewide, school fights have increased over the past five years.

If your child attends a Gwinnett County public school and you wonder if incidents of violence are increasing there, here’s where you can find out.

Gwinnett schools reported 2,409 fights in the 2015-16 school year. That’s the second-lowest number among Fulton, Atlanta, Cobb, Gwinnett and DeKalb districts. DeKalb had the highest number, 4,913, and Cobb had the lowest, 1,466.

Our database shows the numbers for schools across Georgia.

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