School Safety & Security
It is the goal of TCISD to provide a safe environment in which all students can reach their highest potential. However, there are situations that occur in all areas of life which infect the environment and cause students to be distracted. These things can happen in the school, home and social situations.
At TCISD we are concerned with all areas of our students’ education and social/ emotional well-being. That is why we have provided some informational links that we feel would help students, parents and teachers to make safe choices.
Standard Response Protocols
A uniform, planned, and practiced response to any incident is the foundation of a safe school. The SRP is action-based, flexible, and easy to learn. It rationally organizes tactics for response to weather events, fires, accidents, intruders and other threats to student safety.
The SRP’s development is ever evolving, created with extensive collaboration between experts such as first responders, school districts, and families. Its tactics are data-driven, researched and based on experience and best practices.
The SRP premise is simple. Five specific actions are communicated and performed during an incident. Each action is labeled with a “Term of Art” and is followed by a “Directive.” Execution of the action is performed by all active participants, including students, staff, teachers and first responders. This aligns everyone for a swift and coordinated response.
What do parents need to know about the SRP?
Texas City ISD has adopted The “I Love U Guys” Foundation’s Standard Response Protocol (SRP). Students and staff train, practice and drill the protocol.
The Standard Response Protocol (SRP) is based on an all-hazards approach as opposed to individual scenarios. Like the Incident Command System (ICS), SRP utilizes clear common language while allowing for flexibility in protocol.
The premise is simple - there are five specific actions that can be performed during an incident. When communicating these, the action is labeled with a “Term of Art” and is then followed by a “Directive.” Execution of the action is performed by active participants, including students, staff, teachers and first responders. The SRP is based on the following actions: Hold, Secure, Lockdown, Evacuate, and Shelter.
School safety is more prevalent than ever and Texas City ISD is leading the way. Voters generously approved a school bond election that featured $6.5 million for enhanced school safety.
Check out the completed Bond 2018 Safety & Security features here.
One of the most effective safety and security tools we use in Texas City ISD is the P3 Campus app. It's an anonymous tip reporting application. We encourage all students, parents and community members to download it for free and use it when they know someone needs help.
What could you anonymously report on: abusive relationship, planned school attack, depression, domestic violence, sexual assault, drugs/alcohol abuse, suicide threat, theft, eating disorder, homelessness, child abuse, weapons, anger issues, missing student, bullying and anything else that could harm someone.
Visit the P3 Campus website today.