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Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) 2015

The PAYS will next be administered during the fall of 2015.  Local Summary Reports presenting the results will be sent to the Superintendents of participating school districts and private/charter schools in April 2016.

For additional information, contact Geoff Kolchin of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency at (717) 265-8483 or


2015 County Reports

2015 Pennsylvania Youth Survey State Summary Report

2015 PAYS Registration Form (DOC) - Form for Superintendents and Administrators to register with Bach Harrison to participate in the 2015 PAYS.


2015 PAYS Timeline and Fact Sheet (PDF) - A summary of the timeline for the 2015 PAYS administration and a brief overview about the survey.


2015 PAYS FAQ (DOC) - Answers to frequently asked questions about the survey.


PAYS Participation Map (PDF) - Map showing which school districts participated in the 2009, 2011, and 2013 PAYS administration. 


Current List of Registered Districts and Schools (PDF) - as of January 8, 2016


Sample Passive Consent Form for 2015 (DOC) (English Version)


Sample Passive Consent Form for 2015 (PDF) (Spanish Version)


2015 PAYS Special Report Order Form (DOC)


Fact Sheets about PAYS for Various Audiences - How Can PAYS be  Valuable?

For Youth:  Youth 2015 (PDF)

For SAP Teams: SAP Teams and Liaisons 2015 (PDF)


For Parents and Caregivers:  Parents & Caregivers 2015 (PDF)


For County Drug and Alcohol:  County & Drug 2015 (PDF)


For Education Professionals:  Education Professionals 2015 (PDF)


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