Is your child’s Fulton school becoming more violent?

If your child attends a Fulton County public school, here’s where you can find out if incidents of violent behavior are on the increase there.

Fulton’s school district reported 3,378 fights in the 2015-16 school year, the second highest number among the  Fulton, Atlanta, Cobb, Gwinnett and DeKalb districts.

Our database shows the numbers for schools across Georgia.

The number of fights reported by schools statewide went from 46,399 during the 2011-12 school year to 53,462 during the 2015-16 school year, a 15 percent increase, according to state data. Reports of batteries have increased about fivefold during the same time span, the data show.

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