Pennsylvania Youth Survey Web Tool
Description
Welcome to the Pennsylvania Youth Survey Online Tool. The purpose of this website is to present data and information provided by the state of Pennsylvania’s Youth Survey (PAYS). Through this website, users can view data that will be useful for planning and evaluating substance abuse and delinquency prevention activities, as well as view specific risk and protective factors.

Viewing Data
For an overview of the available choices for viewing data, please see the Getting Started page. For other additional resources, as well as viewing data, please explore the main menu.

Interpreting your Data
Ample information regarding how best to sort through and analyze county and state-level data can be found by visiting the PAYS Portal. The PAYS Portal contains copies of the official
PAYS How-To-Guide and Workbook for School Professionals , County-level reports, a Frequently Asked Questions sheet, and copies of survey administration materials and documents.

Development
This website has been developed to meet the specific needs of the criminal justice, education, and prevention communities by Bach Harrison, LLC in partnership with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP).