UPDATE @ 2:45 PM – The student is doing well and expected to make a full recovery.
“We are incredibly grateful that the outcome was not more serious. Continued counseling services will be available on Monday for students and staff who wish to use it,” stated Apple Valley Unified School officials in a statement.
APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) A student at Granite Hills High School was transported to a hospital after jumping from a 2nd story building Friday morning, officials said.
Just before 7:00 a.m. A deputy requested medical aid to respond to the campus located at 22900 Esaws Avenue in Apple Valley.
According to Apple Valley Unified School District Public Information Officer Kristen Hernandez, just before the start of the school day the student jumped from an upper story building at the school.
“School officials immediately contacted 911 and the parents of the student,” stated Hernandez.
The student was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center.
“The condition of the student is unknown at this time,” stated Hernandez.
Counseling is available for students and staff who witnessed the event, as well for any others who would like it.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the student and their family,” said the school district.
At this time it’s unclear why the boy decided to jump from the building. Information will be updated as it becomes available.