Safe and Orderly Schools

On a day-to-day basis, schools are among the safest places for our nation’s children. To ensure that our schools remain safe, it is important that school districts develop and implement sound policies and procedures. The Office of Safe and Orderly Schools has designed its guidelines and policies to assist those who are responsible for the health and safety of students and staff while they are at school, on school grounds, on their way to or from school, and involved in school-sponsored activities. The divisions that comprise the Office of Safe and Orderly Schools continue to stress the importance of successful, community-wide partnerships in the development of procedures and policies that most effectively support the operation and maintenance of healthy, safe, orderly and disciplined school environment.

Stay Safe Hotline

Stay Safe. Make the call. Call toll free, 1-866-960-6472
Share school safety concerns without sharing your name. Totally anonymous. Available 24/7.
Report and situations that may endanger the people at your school or school-sponsored activity.
The Department of Education is here to listen and take action.

Non-emergencies can also be reported by email at

Office of Safe and Orderly Schools     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     Phone: (601) 359-1028     Fax: (601) 359-3184

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