The Aurora Public School District actively works to enhance the safety and security of students and staff at all our locations. The Security Department works to ensure this result by:

  • Requiring all school sites to have evacuation and lockdown plans.
  • Requiring all schools to drill both their evacuation and lockdown plans.
  • Meeting at each district site to review safety and security on an annual basis.
  • Provide training and education via tabletop and functional drills for staff members.
  • Distributing information to students on the safe2tell hotline., which provides students a safe place to call and discuss concerns about school issues.
  • APS SafeNet is designed to help you anonymously and securely report anything that's scaring or endangering you, your friends or your family at school. You don't need to be afraid to fill out this online form. You never have to give us your name if you don't want to. Submit your concern to APS SafeNet
  • Working closely with the Aurora Police Department School Resource Officers (SRO)
  • Work with sites to determine security camera needs.
  • Work with sites to ensure adequate two-way radio placement.
  • Provide screening for all who volunteer at our school sites.
  • Provide safety and security training for campus monitors and deans.
  • Providing security officers who patrol the district.
  • Monitoring the alarms for all buildings on a 24/7 basis.
  • Providing Emergency Guidebook for all staff members.
  • Participating in the Incident Response Team trained which is trained to respond at sites in emergency situations.

Safety is for everyone! Preventing harm to your family, your body and your property lets you enjoy them and gives you greater peace of mind. We invite you to review the following articles addressing various safety topics of general interest.

Below are links to organizations in the Aurora community that can offer assistance in case of an emergency.

APS Safety, Security and Emergency Procedure Documents.