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Emergency Drill €“ BP 6114

Instruction BP 6114(a)


All District staff and students must be prepared to respond quickly and responsibly to emergencies,

disasters, and events which threaten to result in a disaster.

The Superintendent or designee shall develop and maintain a disaster preparedness plan which

details provisions for handling all foreseeable emergencies and disasters. This plan shall be

reviewed and updated at least annually.

Principals shall augment the District plan with working plans and procedures specific to each school

building. All students and employees shall receive instruction regarding these plans.

The Superintendent or designee shall consult with city and/or county agencies so that district and

site plans may provide the best possible way of handling each situation and also provide for

emergency communications systems between these agencies and each District school.

District and site plans shall address at least the following situations:

1. Fire in a building.

2. Fire from an external source.

3. Bomb threat or actual detonation.

4. Natural disasters, including earthquakes.

6. Man-made disasters.

7. Attack or disturbance by an individual or group.

8. San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station evacuation procedures (in areas effected).

(cf. 3514 - Safety)

(cf. 3515 - Security)

(cf. 4141.6/4241.6 - Concerted Activities/Work Stoppage)

(cf. 5142 - Student Safety)

The Superintendent or designee may provide a plan which allows bus seating capacity limits to be

exceeded when a disaster or hazard requires students to be moved immediately to ensure their

safety. (Education Code 38051)

The Governing Board shall grant the use of school buildings, grounds and equipment to public

agencies, including the American Red Cross, for mass care and welfare shelters during disasters or

other emergencies affecting the public health and welfare. The Board shall cooperate with such

agencies in furnishing and maintaining whatever services it deems necessary to meet the

community's needs. (Education Code 38132)

If a disaster occurs during school hours, employees may be required to remain at school as per

Government Code.

The Board encourages all employees to become proficient in first aid and cardiopulmonary

resuscitation. Each principal shall ascertain that at least one staff member at each school holds a

valid certificate in these areas. The Superintendent or designee shall provide for CPR inservice

training to be offered at least once a year for District staff.

Legal Reference:


32000-32004 Uniform fire signals (with requirement that every school building with capacity of 50 or more students be

provided with a fire warning system)

32040 Duty to equip school with first aid kit

35295-35297 Earthquake emergency procedures

38051 Operating overloaded bus

38132 Mass care and welfare shelters

46390-46392 Emergency average daily attendance in case of disaster


550 Fire drills

560 Civil defense and disaster preparedness plans


3100 Public employees as disaster service workers


adopted: February 8, 1999 San Juan Capistrano, California

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The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

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