New Visitor Procedures

VISITOR ENTRY PROCEDURES
Posted on 07/30/2019
VISITOR ENTRY PROCEDURES

WEST MIFFLIN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

VISITOR ENTRY PROCEDURES


All visitors to West Mifflin Area Schools are required to enter through the designated Visitor’s Entrances while school is in session.

  • HIGH SCHOOL: during the hours of 6:30 AM - 2:30PM, Monday through Friday
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL: during the hours of 7:20 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday
  • ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: during the hours of 8:15AM - 3:45 PM, Monday through Friday

Visitors will follow the below procedures before being authorized to enter the building:

  • All visitors will utilize the aiphone to state the purpose of the visit
  • Except for parents with small children, only one visitor will enter the vestibule at one time; The officer will NOT process the visitor until only one individual is inside of the vestibule
  • All visitors will be required to present a state issued photographic identification card, which will be used to check each visitor against a national registered sex offender database and to log the visit, using Raptor System Software
  • If a visitor does not have acceptable identification he or she may not be permitted into the building
  • All visitors and their belongings will be searched prior to being granted entry into the building
  • NO WEAPONS, DRUGS OR OTHER CONTRABAND WILL BE PERMITTED ON SCHOOL PROPERTY; VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED
  • Upon being cleared, each visitor will be issued a temporary photographic identification badge, which will indicate the area in which the individual has been authorized to visit
  • The visitor shall wear the badge conspicuously on the chest area of the outermost garment at ALL TIMES WHILE IN THE BUILDING.
  • The visitor will immediately attach the badge in the proper location, and may then be released from the captive entrance.
  • Any individual who refuses to wear the badge properly will not be admitted beyond the captive entrance, and will be instructed to leave the campus at once.
  • Security and staff will challenge anyone not wearing either, a valid visitor’s badge or School District Identification and will ensure that the individual is escorted to the main office.
  • Visitors will be required to surrender their badges at the main office prior to leaving the building and must exit through the main doorway only
  • Designated personnel will remove the visitor from the Raptor system and destroy the visitor badge.

 

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