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Fast Facts: School Security Snapshot

In the United States, August and September are synonymous with returns to campus for students and faculty across the educational spectrum.

A review of security measures in place during the 2019–2020 academic year
(the most recent year that data was available for) of 83,000 U.S. public schools in “Percentage of public schools with various safety and security measures” by the National Center for Education Statistics found that:

ASIS International has resources for security professionals that can assist in site hardening for soft targets and in mitigating active shooter incidents. ASIS members can also engage with the School Safety and Security Community via ASIS Connects.