Sleep in Middle and High School Students

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Most Students Need More Sleep infographic

Zzzzzz … Sleepy Kids: Most Students Need More Sleep

  • 6 out of 10 middle schoolers don’t get enough sleep.
  • 7 out of 10 high schoolers don’t get enough sleep.
  • Kids aged 6-12 need 9-12 hours.
  • Teens aged 13-18 need 8-10 hours.

Middle schoolers: 2015 data from 9 states. High schoolers: 2015 nationwide data. Wheaton et al. MMWR. Jan 2018.