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Comprehensive Plan

As a district, we have in place several programs to ensure schools are safe. Some of these include:

Physical Security of Campuses

  • Security cameras inside and outside schools provide live access to office staff and police
  • School Resource Officer (SRO) coverage
  • Controlled access with one point of entry for visitors during the school day
  • Criminal background checks on all employees, volunteers, and contractors who work on District property
  • Impact film
  • Lockdown Buttons at all campuses
  • Exterior and interior doors locked/Door notification alert system
  • SRO equipment
  • Detection Canines

Collaborative Safety And Security Culture

  • Crisis management plans and teams at each campus
  • Wide-area and local-area networks allow radio communication between staff in the event of an emergency.
  • Anonymous Alerts tip line for students, parents, teachers, and community members to share concerns
  • Free lunch provided to police officers in school cafeterias to increase visibility.
  • Police officers encouraged to use school grounds to complete routine paperwork
  • Monthly meetings between police, fire, Little Elm, and the District
  • NASRO/TASRO Training for School Resource Officers
  • Coordinated SWAT facility usage

Emergency Management

  • District-wide Emergency Operations Plan
  • Frequent safety audits
  • Drills
  • Tabletop exercises
  • All Access to first responders
  • Gaggle/Social Media Crawler
  • Exterior doors numbered
  • Raptor first responder system
  • Emergency Responsiveness