Schools are required to comply with federal school safety directives and Missouri state requirements for educational facilities. These plans ensure that the District is responsive to a variety of critical incidents. These measures include:
Daily review of local, national, and world events by the Coordinator of Safety and Security
Maintaining a heightened state of vigilance
Employee identification badges and visitor sign-in procedures
Security cameras in all of our buildings
Crossing Guards placed at intersections for our students' safety: Jennings Station Road and Emma, across from the police station (2 people stationed there); West Florissant and Sunbury, near Woodland and Hanrahan; Lucas & Hunt and Horde; Horde and Cozens, in front of the candy store and barber shop; Jennings Junior High, at the stop sign and the cross walk (2 people); Shannon and Cozens; Northview, at the driveway into the school and at the corner crosswalk (2 people); and Halls Ferry Road and Cozens, in front of the senior citizen residence.
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
Front Door Security Systems at all buildings
Safety drills for fire, tornado, earthquake, and intruder
Critical Incident Response and Assessment Teams in every school/building
Crisis Response Manuals
Missouri School Violence Hotline: 1-866-748-7047, or Text "Report it" to 847411 (be sure to include school name and city location)
St. Louis County Safe Schools Hotline: 314-889-SAFE (7237)