In the 2018-19 school year, there was a decline in 43,395 from the year prior, according to the NFHS's annual High School Athletics Participation Survey.
The last time the report found a decline was in 1988-89.
The sports with the largest declines were two of the most popular ones: 11-player football and basketball.USA Today High School Sports
With safety being the largest concern in Football, Atavus looks to help address some of the areas of concern through our safe tackling programs. Atavus aims to:
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