Safe Schools Design Guidlines

Recommendations for a
Safe & Secure Environment in Florida's Public Schools

project number: 4950-33-10-056-LO

CPTED Design Guildlines
Introduction

Environs
Location
Edge Conditions
Connection

Site Design
Landscaping
Exterior Pedestrian Routes
Vehicular Routes & Parking Areas
Recreational Areas
Signage
Stormwater

Building Design
Building Organization
Exterior Covered Corridors
Point of Entry
Enclosed Exterior Spaces
Ancillary Buildings
Walls
Windows
Doors
Roofs
Lighting
Lobbies and Reception Areas

Interior Spaces
Corridors
Toilet Rooms
Stairs and Stairwells
Cafeterias
Auditoriums
Gymnasiums
Libraries and Media Centers
Classrooms
Locker Rooms
Labs, Shops, and Computer Rooms
Music Rooms
Administrative Areas

Systems & Equipment
Alarm and Surveillance Systems
Fire Control
HVAC & Mechanical Equipment
Vending Machines
Water Fountains
Elevators

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Special thanks to the following persons for their contributions to this document:
Lt. Julio Peralta
Hillsborough County School Board
Tampa, Florida

Capt. Joseph Cammarata
Hillsborough County School Board
Tampa, Florida

Capt. Stan Carter
Sarasota Police Department
Sarasota, Florida

Sgt. Arthur Walls
Sarasota Police Department
Sarasota, Florida

Sherry Plaster
Sarasota Planning Department
Sarasota, Florida

Martha Frickert
Department of Criminal Justice Services
Richmond, Virginia

Lt. Robert Stahle
University of South Florida Police Department
Tampa, Florida

Oscar Gonzalez
Assistant Principal
Tampa Bay Technical High School
Tampa, Florida


Prepared by: The Florida Center for Community Design + Research
For: The Florida Department of Education
date: July 28, 1993