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Burlingame SD |  BP  3515.2  Business and Noninstructional Operations


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In order to help maintain an educational environment that provides for student safety, the Board of Trustees is committed to keeping the schools free from disruptions and to keeping unauthorized persons from entering school grounds. The Superintendent or designee shall provide for the prompt removal of any individual from school grounds who disrupts or threatens to disrupt normal school operations, threatens the health and safety of students or staff, or threatens to cause property damage in accordance with law, Board policy, or administrative regulation.

(cf. 1250 - Visitors/Outsiders)

(cf. 3515 - Campus Security)

(cf. 4118 - Suspension/Disciplinary Action)

(cf. 4158/4258/4358 - Employee Security)

(cf. 4218 - Dismissal/Suspension/Disciplinary Action)

(cf. 5131.4 - Student Disturbances)

The Superintendent or designee shall establish a plan describing actions to be taken, including staff responsibilities, when an individual is causing a disruption. In developing such a plan, the Superintendent or designee shall consult with law enforcement to create guidelines for law enforcement support and intervention in the event of a disruption.

(cf. 0450 - Comprehensive Safety Plan)

(cf. 3515.3 - District Police/Security Department)

(cf. 3516 - Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness Plan)

School staff shall be trained to recognize when an individual has committed acts that constitute a disruption in violation of Board policy or administrative regulation. Staff who believe that a disruption may occur shall immediately contact the principal.

(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4231 - Staff Development)

Gun Free School Zone

Possession of unauthorized firearms, weapons, or other dangerous instruments is prohibited within 1,000 feet of school grounds without the written permission of school authorities. (Penal Code 626.9, 626.10)

(cf. 5131.7 - Weapons and Dangerous Instruments)

(cf. 5144.1 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process)

(cf. 5144.2 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process (Students with Disabilities))

Legal Reference:


32210 Willful disturbance of public school or meeting, misdemeanor

32211 Threatened disruption or interference with classes; misdemeanor

35160 Authority of governing boards

44810 Willful interference with classroom conduct

44811 Disruption of classwork or extracurricular activities

51512 Prohibited use of electronic listening or recording device


243.5 Assault or battery on school property

415.5 Disturbance of peace of school

626-626.11 Schools, crimes, especially:

626.7 Failure to leave campus or facility; wrongful return; penalties; notice; exceptions

626.8 Disruptive presence at schools

626.81 Misdemeanor for registered sex offender to come onto school grounds

626.9 Gun Free School Zone Act

627-627.10 Access to school premises

653b Loitering about schools or public places


Reeves v. Rocklin Unified School District, (2003) 109 Cal.App.4th 652

In Re Joseph F., (2000) 85 Cal.App.4th 975

In Re Jimi A., (1989) 209 Cal. App.3d 482

In Re Oscar R., (1984) 161 Cal. App 3d 770


79 Ops.Cal.Atty.Gen. 58 (1996)

Management Resources:


911! A Manual for Schools and the Media During a Campus Crisis, 2001


Practical Information on Crisis Planning: A Guide for Schools and Communities, May 2003



California Department of Education, Safe Schools Office:

U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Planning:


adopted: September 21, 2010 Burlingame, California