Safety Measures Implemented by Schools

Source: U.S. Department of Education
Safety Measure Percentage of Schools to Institute this Measure
Visitors required to sign in before entering the building 96%
Controlling access to the school grounds 24% (49% of large schools)
Controlling access to the school building 53%
Students prohibited from leaving campus during lunch 80%
Daily use of metal detectors 1%
Random metal-detector checks 15% (Large schools)
4% (Medium-sized schools)
Less than 1% (Small Schools)
Police or other law-enforcement personnel stationed at school 12% (Available as needed)
3% (1 to 9 hours per week)
1 % (10 to 29 hours per weeks)
6% (30 hours or more)

22% (Total)