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School Safety: 
They Are #1 in our Eyes, Too!

The Clear Creek Independent School District is committed to ensuring each child is physically and emotionally secure in our schools.  

To address the complexities of school security, your school district will be implementing the following protocols, procedures, and outreach activities so that children, educators, parents, and the community feel empowered to positively impact their local schools.

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STUDENT SAFETY - A critical ingredient in the safe school recipe is the classroom response to an incident at school. Weather events, fire, accidents, intruders and other threats to student safety are scenarios that are planned and trained for by students, teachers, staff and administration.

SRP -  Our school is expanding the safety program to include the Standard Response Protocol - Extended (SRPx). The SRPx is based on these five actions. Lockout, Lockdown, Evacuate, Shelter and Hold. In the event of an emergency, the action and appropriate direction will be called on the PA.

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  • LOCKOUT - “Get Inside. Lock Outside Doors.”
    Lockout is called when there is a threat or hazard outside of the school building.
    STUDENTS: 
    1. Return to inside of building
    2. Do business as usual
    TEACHERS:
    1. Recover students and staff from outside building
    2. Increased Situational Awareness
    3. Do business as usual
    4. Take roll, account for students

  • LOCKDOWN - “Locks, Lights, Out of Sight”
    Lockdown is called when there is a threat or hazard inside the school building.
    STUDENTS:
    1. Move away from sight
    2. Maintain silence
    TEACHERS:
    1. Lock classroom door
    2. Lights out
    3. Move away from sight
    4. Maintain silence
    5. Wait for First Responders to open door
    6. Take roll, account for students

  • EVACUATE - “To the Announced Location”
    Evacuate is called to move students and staff from one location to another.
    STUDENTS:
    1. Bring your phone
    2. Leave your stuff behind
    3. Form a single file line
    4. Show your hands
    5. Be prepared for alternatives during response
    TEACHERS:
    1. Grab roll sheet if possible
    2. Lead students to Evacuation Location
    3. Take roll, account for students

  • SHELTER - “For a Hazard Using a Safety Strategy”
    Shelter is called when the need for personal protection is necessary
    Sample Hazards: Tornado, Hazmat
    Sample Safety Strategies: Evacuate to shelter area or seal the room
    STUDENTS:
    1. Appropriate hazards and safety strategies
    TEACHERS:
    1. Appropriate hazards and safety strategies
    2. Take roll, account for students

  • HOLD - "In Your Classroom"
    Hold is called when the hallways need to be kept clear, even during class changes.
    STUDENTS:
    1. Remain in your classroom
    2. Do business as usual
    TEACHERS:
    1. Recover students and staff from hallways
    2. Close and lock classroom door
    3. Take roll, account for students

TRAINING - Please take a moment to review these actions. Students and staff will be trained and the school will drill these actions over the course of the school year. Click here for more information.
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