Be part of the band
Schools that have music programs
have significantly higher graduation rates
than those without music programs
(90.2 percent compared to 72.9 percent).
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONNELLS88 Database
Students who participate in music have the lowest levels of current and lifelong use of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs among any group in our society.
H. CON. RES 266United States Senate, June 2000