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Safety

Student and staff safety are a paramount concern in the Turlock Unified School District. Through a

collection of Board of Trustee policies, the Turlock Unified School District established procedures for the

safety of students, parents, and employees. All schools in the Turlock Unified School District have

Comprehensive School Safety Plans and site Emergency Safety Plans. These plans include provisions for

the following:

Site Security

  • All visitors shall register with the school office upon entering any school building or grounds
  • Each site develops and employs a visible means of identification for visitors while at schools
  • Campus supervisors are trained in responding to emergencies including:
  • Unidentified visitors/strangers
  • Hazard recognition
  • Call in procedures for emergencies
  • Backup procedures for emergencies

Medical emergencies including serious injuries

  • Who assists the injured
  • Who maintains control of the playground
  • Who goes for help during the emergency

Safe Ingress and Egress to and from schools

  • The District reviews traffic patterns and concerns with the City of Turlock
  • The District employs crossing guards to assist students in traveling to and from schools
  • The District bus transportation based upon safety and distance

Safety and Emergency Preparedness

  • Crisis Response Plans
  • Crisis Response Teams

Emergency Procedures for:

  • Fire
  • Earthquake
  • Lockdown
  • Bomb Threat
  • Emergency Drill and Training Schedules

The emergency plans are reviewed and updated annually by the school sites and approved by the Board

of Trustees. Each site conducts drills each year to review the procedures and practices.