In the following report, Hanover synthesizes research on school fencing to support school district planning for the installation and repair of fencing around school grounds and play areas. The report discusses both the advantages and disadvantages of fencing as a school safety measure and the relative merits of different types of fencing for school campuses.
Tag: Recommendation 52
Recommendation 52: Install a perimeter fence around the school facility or utilize environmental design to prevent unauthorized access to school grounds and to deter criminal activity. Lead Agency: Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, School Readiness Office