How Involved Are Youth in the Church?

The report contrasts student beliefs with adult assumptions of student beliefs. This study was conducted with a 40-question survey, presented to 2,535 middle school and high school students and about 484 adults from a churched background. Over 700 hours were spent conducting this research. The sample size represents 58% female and 42% male, 49% middle school students, and 51% high school students. Eighty-five percent attend a public school, 5% attend a Christian school, and 5% attend a private or charter school, and 5% are homeschooled. The ethnicity represents 79% Caucasian, 10% African American, 3% Asian, 5% Hispanic, and 3% Native American, or other. Participants come from Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

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