Board Policy 5530

Student Safety Patrols


    The safety of school children traveling to and from school shall be the responsibility of parents, school personnel and local law enforcement officials. In an effort to carry out its responsibility, the school will establish student safety patrols.


    Student safety patrols shall be an integral part of the total school safety program and shall play an important role in fostering positive safety habits among students in the school.


    The purpose of the school safety patrol shall be:

    1. To instruct and direct children in crossing the streets and highways at or near the schools, and
    2. To provide opportunities for the development of character, leadership and cooperative school citizenship.


    Rules and regulations shall be established to assist and protect student patrols in carrying out their assigned duties.