Security & Safety
The safety and security of our students, staff, and visitors is one of our top priorities. We strive to provide a safe and secure environment for the education of our future generations. Our District works closely with local law enforcement as well as outside professional consultants to implement safety procedures and policies. Which include:
Restricted Visitor Access (see Visitor Information Below)
Monthly Safety Drills
3-4 Armed Security Officers on campus during school hours.
Mandatory ID Badge Policy for all faculty & staff.
In addition, Wilmington Area School District utilizes the following to enhance the security of our school campus:
120+ Security Cameras (excludes school bus cameras)
Electronic Door Access and Monitoring on every external door.
FCC Licensed Radio Communications Network
RAPTOR Visitor Background Check System
Battery + Generator Power Backup for all Cameras & Door Access Systems
WASD THREAT ASSESSMENT TEAM
Wilmington Area School District maintains building level Threat Assessment Teams. The purpose of the teams is to provide assessment and intervention with students whose behavior may indicate a threat to the safety of the student, other students, school employees, school facilities, the community, and others.
To report a potential threat:
Anonymously-Safe2Say Something – or call 1-844-SAF2SAY (723-2729)
Contact the building Principal 724-656-8866:
Middle School x2000
High School x1000
Contact the School Safety Coordinator x6600
Contact the Superintendent x6000
Visitors to our campus are required to enter through the designated visitor entrances during school hours. The entrances are located at the High School office entrance and the Elementary main entrance. Note: Visitor access through the Middle School entrance is prohibited.
Visitors and their possessions are subject to search by security personal before entering a school. Additionally, visitors may required to provide valid government issued ID (ex: Drivers License) which may be compared to state and federal criminal and child abuse lists electronically.
QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS REGARDING SCHOOL SAFETY SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO YOUR STUDENT’S PRINCIPAL OR TO THE SUPERINTENDENT.
ANYTHING REMOTELY INTERPRETED AS A THREAT TO THE DISTRICT SHOULD BE REPORTED TO 911 ASAP
Dr. Terence Meehan
Director of Educational Services
High School Principal
Middle School Principal
MEET OUR STAFF
Wilmington Area School District employs three armed security personnel. We welcome their dedication and extensive experience!