Find Resources to Create a Safer School
SchoolSafety.gov was created by the federal government to provide schools and districts with actionable recommendations to create a safe and supportive learning environment where students can thrive and grow.
Protect Against Threats with Physical Security Resources
In today’s environment, K-12 schools face a range of threats, including acts of violence, natural disasters, and emergency situations. Schools can work to prepare for and protect against these threats by taking proactive measures to improve the physical security of campuses, buildings, and classrooms. Use SchoolSafety.gov’s latest one-pager to learn more about these physical security strategies and aligned resources.
School Safety Topics
Access the following topics for resources, guidance, and information to help you create a safer school. From each of these topic pages, you can sort resources available based upon stages of preparedness, subtopics, and planning type.
Learn about upcoming events, grants, and other opportunities for your school or district.
Discover upcoming school safety events and grants below to help support your school’s or school district’s safety efforts.