Security Status

Safety in our schools is and always will be of paramount concern to Flagler Schools and local law enforcement. We take this responsibility very seriously and have worked to make our policies and procedures standard across the entire district.  We have collaborated with the Flagler County Sheriff's Office to ensure the most effective response in case of an emergency at any of our facilities. All county agencies will continue to proceed in concert with each other. This will give us the best chance for a positive resolution.

The following is an updated plan of our four color coded status alerts and their explanations. Each status includes an overview to provide clarification. All Flagler Schools will operate in a green status during normal everyday operations. In the event the individual school's status is changed, appropriate procedures will be followed by the school staff.

In the case of a red status, the effected school campus will have a large law enforcement contingency and non-emergency personnel will be advised to stay off campus until the threat subsides.  While the prospect of not being allowed on campus seems unthinkable, it might be the only way to keep the crisis under control.  The best help for those impacted inside is to allow those outside to do their job effectively and with the ability to focus on the task at hand.  As always, the goal will be to resolve the issue quickly and return to green status.

The District will post information as needed through the District’s website:

GREEN STATUS
Everything is routine

- School business conducted as usual 
- Outside activities remain in place 
- Staff remains vigilant and reports any suspicious activity immediately
- On a continual basis – exterior doors and gates will be locked as is reasonable
- Visitors regulated through sign-in/sign-out procedures
- Campus checks in place

YELLOW STATUS
Community safety issue that may or may not impact the school campus

- Normal classroom and lunchtime activities
- Law enforcement on campus as needed
- Staff remains vigilant and reports any suspicious activity immediately
- After-school activities will be determined by district/school administration

ORANGE STATUS
Safety concern in close proximity to the school campus

- No outdoor activities – no class changes
- Students and staff will remain in their current locations
- Law enforcement on campus
- Vehicle traffic directed to one entry/exit point
- Perimeter of building is secured
- After-school activities will be determined by district/school administration

RED STATUS
Serious safety threat on campus

- All staff and students go into immediate lockdown
- Practiced safety measures are implemented
- No one will be allowed on or off campus except emergency personnel
- All after school activities cancelled