|Require visitors to sign or check in
|Control access to school buildings during school hours1
|Control access to school grounds during school hours2
|Require students to pass through metal detectors each day
|Require visitors to pass through metal detectors
|Perform one or more random metal detector checks on students
|Close the campus for most students during lunch
|Use one or more random dog sniffs to check for drugs
|Perform one or more random sweeps for contraband, but not including dog sniffs3
|Require drug testing for any students
|Require drug testing for athletes
|Require drug testing for students in extracurricular activities other than athletics
|Require students to wear uniforms
|Enforce a strict dress code
|Provide school lockers to students
|Require clear book bags or ban book bags on school grounds
|Require students to wear badges or picture IDs
|Require faculty and staff to wear badges or picture IDs
|Use one or more security cameras to monitor the school
|Provide telephones in most classrooms
|Provide two-way radios to any staff
|Prohibit all tobacco use on school grounds
|1 Examples of controlled access to school buildings provided to respondents were locked or monitored doors.
|2 Examples of controlled access to school grounds provided to respondents were locked or monitored gates.
|3 Examples of contraband provided to respondents were drugs or weapons.
|NOTE: Responses were provided by the principal or the person most knowledgeable about crime and safety issues at school.
|SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS), 2004.