PTS School Security

PTS School Safety & Security
PTS School Safety & SecuritySchool safety is a top priority for the Portage Township Schools (PTS) leadership team. PTS constantly review and revise the security plans based upon the latest crisis prevention research. PTS does not wait for a crisis to strike; maintaining a proactive system is the top priority which reflects the community’s high expectation for school safety and security in order to keep students and staff safe. This priority requires effective school safety efforts that are designed, funded, and implemented as comprehensive district-wide approach that facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration and builds on a multi-tiered system of supports designed to meet the unique needs of the school community. These comprehensive safety and security efforts include best practices for creating safe and successful schools as outlined in Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).