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507.5 Emergency Plans and Drills

Students will be informed of the appropriate action to take in an emergency. Emergency drills for fire, weather, lockdown, and other disasters are conducted each school year. Fire, tornado, and lockdown drills are each conducted regularly during the academic school year with a minimum of two of each during the school year.


Each attendance center will develop and maintain a written plan containing emergency and disaster procedures. The plan will be communicated to and reviewed with employees. Employees will participate in emergency drills. Licensed employees are responsible for instructing the proper techniques to be followed in the drill.


Legal Reference:

Iowa Code § 100.31.


Cross Reference:

507 Student Health and Well-Being

711.7 School Bus Safety Instruction

804 Safety Program



Approved 2-18-03                          Reviewed 4-21-08    3-25-14  1-28-19   Revised