Student Safety

Student safety precautions for getting to and from school:

  • Students should walk in groups or pairs
  • Students should travel on a designated route, and parents should know the route their student is taking
  • Students should check in with a responsible individual when they arrive at home
  • Students should be taught to always be aware of their surroundings
  • Students should avoid alleys on their designated route to/from school
  • Students should walk on designated sidewalks and in well-lit areas
  • Parents should notify the school when after-school procedures change

School Disruptions Information


Safety Tips and Information for Parents


Information for Employees


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Safety procedures definitions

Evacuation: Defined as an internal emergency that requires students and staff to leave the building for their safety.  Parents should follow emergency notifications.

Lockdown: Defined as an internal and/or immediate threat.  All staff and students are locked in rooms.  No one IN or OUT!

Shelter In Place: Defined as a safety precaution for an external threat that is not an immediate or internal threat.

Class Hold: Defined as a safety precaution implemented during an incident where students need to be kept in the classroom.  

Release with Care: Defined as a possible threat in the schools’ neighborhoods during arrival and release time. Release with care procedures.

  • To ensure safety, the building administrator may ask staff to escort students to/from buses or waiting cars.
  • Staff may also be asked to accompany students home.