Safe Schools

  • Emergency Readiness

    All schools train and drill staff and students in the General Response Protocol, which describes what to do in an emergency including evacuations, shelter-ins, or lockdowns.

  • Gang Prevention and Intervention

    We work to promote student safety and awareness of youth and gang violence and other unlawful behavior.

  • Resilient Kids, Safer Schools

    Students do better when they feel protected and supported in the classroom. In the 2019-20 school year, we introduced a new framework for teaching students how to resolve conflict, build relationships, and keep our school communities safe.

  • Responding to Behavioral Crises

    Schools must be prepared to manage student behavior in a behavioral crisis. Learn how schools reduce conflict and when they contact 911 for Emergency Medical Services.

  • School Safety

    See the programs and services we have to make sure your child is safe and supported every day at school.

  • Suspensions

    Get information about types of suspensions, alternative instruction, appeals and borough contacts.