Wakulla School District Safety Measures & FAQs

Contact Jim Griner by phone at 850-926-0065 or by email at james.griner@wcsb.us if you have any questions.

Below are examples of the kinds of measures the Wakulla School District has incorporated in the comprehensive school safety strategy.

  • Security cameras have been placed in every facility within the school district.
  • Bus loading/drop off areas monitored by staff
  • CPR and First Aid training for staff
  • TEACH (Techniques for Effective Adolescent and Child Handling)
  • Comprehensive safety plans for each school updated annually--plans include evacuation, shelter-in-place, parent communication
  • Staff members designated to assist special needs students in an emergency/crisis
  • Employee/visitor identification badges
  • Designated parking for students, staff, visitors
  • Crisis plans updated regularly to reflect current climate and level of risk
  • Crisis management teams in all schools
  • Regular maintenance and testing of security alarm systems
  • Fire safety drills conducted as required
  • Defibrillators tested regularly
  • Entrance and Exit signs clearly marked and visible and maintained (signs such as No Smoking, Jessica Lunsford Act, check in at main office and so forth)
  • Appropriate identification required of adults signing out students
  • Emergency Management - Critical Incident Response
    Wakulla County Schools (WCS) takes an all hazards approach in its
    emergency management and preparedness initiatives. The Wakulla
    County School Board has adopted the National Incident Management System
  • Visiting a School?
    1. Always check in at the main office
    2. Legally park your vehicle
    3. Have and present a valid source of identification
  • Volunteering or Doing Business with us?
    Remember to check the current background-check requirements.

The Wakulla County School Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political or religious beliefs, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by law in its educational programs, services or activities or in its hiring or employment practices.  Retaliation against an employee for engaging in a protected activity is prohibited. The Board also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.

Applicants/individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the District’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer at [850-926-0065 ext. 9401] for assistance. Questions, complaints or requests for additional information regarding discrimination of harassment may be sent to: Human Resources Director, 69 Arran Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327, 850-926-0041 ext. 9401.