What Is At-Risk Youth? - Definition & Statistics


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Johnny lives in a poor neighborhood and goes to a school with limited financial resources. He is the oldest of five children and lives with his father. His father, Carlos, does not speak English. Johnny has been determined an at-risk youth. Which risk factors are present?

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1. Which one of the following is the best definition of an at-risk youth?

2. When the CDC analyzed birth rates for teen mothers, what did they find?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These materials are designed to help determine what you know about at-risk youths. Topics include factors of risk, teen pregnancy, poverty and low-income families.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The target of this quiz and worksheet is to ask you about:

  • Examples of at-risk youths
  • Teen pregnancy statistics
  • School-aged poverty statistics
  • Commonalities among low-income families

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about teen pregnancy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding low-income families
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about risk factors for teens in a different manner

Additional Learning

Take an opportunity with the related lesson, What Is At-Risk Youth? - Definition & Statistics, to ascertain an even greater understanding of at-risk youths. The lesson will cover the following topics:

  • Identify at-risk youths
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Poverty's role
  • Results of being at-risk