Security Measures In Place

  • Schools comply with federal school safety directives and Missouri state requirements for educational facilities.  The plans ensure that the District is responsive to a variety of critical incidents.  These measures include:

    • Daily review of local, national and global events by the Chief of Security and his staff
    • Maintaining a heightened state of vigilance
    • Employee identification badges and visitor sign-in procedures
    • Security cameras in select buildings
    • Emergency communications and messaging systems
    • School "Law Enforcement Unit"
    • Police officers from local agencies in all middle and high schools; daily contact with elementary schools
    • Video cameras on school buses
    • Front Door Security Systems at elementary schools
    • Safety drills for fire, tornado, earthquake and intruder
    • Critical Incident Response and Assessment Teams in every school/building
    • Crisis Response Manuals
    • 415.SAFE (anonymous information phone line) (314.415.7233)