Safety Procedures and 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.

    Safety Committee

Student Safety Precautions for Walking To and From School