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Health and Safety

Health and Safety Committee:  Assists in evaluating MCPS policies and practices to determine areas of concern for the safety and well-being of students and teachers, and works as a partner with MCPS and other community leaders to advocate for improvement. Guided by the philosophy that every student and teacher has an inherent right to be in a safe, healthy and secure environment while they are under the care of the public school system.

The safety and security of students and staff a top priority each and every day. All MCPS schools have specific emergency response plans and drills are conducted several times throughout the year. MCPS is in the process of developing new resources for parents, students and staff about safety and security procedures. The school district has posted a new video and other information on its Emergency Preparedness website. These resources provide details about school safety procedures and review the different levels of response—Lockdown, Evacuation and Shelter in Place. Please take some time to learn more about our emergency procedures: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/emergency/preparedness/

National PTA Health and Safety Resources

School Resource Officers (SROs)

MCCPTA has advocated in favor of restoring SROs, and having one in each high school cluster for several years. In 2012-2013, the County Council voted to double the number of SROs; restoring six positions.


CLICK HERE for a guide to getting your school community involved!
Guide provided by the Montgomery County Department of Transportation