Security assessments of each facility in a district can be overwhelming and expensive. Many companies and consultants offer reviews of school district facilities and if that is the direction your district wants to go, we think that is a good idea. With that said, we also realize that extensively detailed analyses of district facilities can be costly and time consuming.
- Safe School Assessment Checklist - If your district is looking for a template that can be customize for each school site, we recommend using the following generic checklist that is in both PDF and a customizable Word format.
- School Security and Emergency Preparedness Assessment - The National School Safety and Security Services offers an online tool to assess a school’s security and emergency preparedness.
- K-12 School Safety and Security Audit Toolkit - This toolkit provides another tool to self-assess school safety and security.
- School Facilities Vulnerability Assessment - This assessment offers a comprehensive manual for assessing the vulnerability of school facilities. Note the Action Checklist on page 4, Recommended Actions on page 5, and Assessment Charts on pages 7-39.