Safety

Visitors

All visitors, including those belonging to groups listed on this page, must report to the Main Office, sign in and receive a Visitor’s Pass before proceeding to any part of the campus. The Pass must be visible at all times while on our school site. To visit a classroom, 24 hours notification is required.

School Resource Officer

Manatee has a SRO, employed by the Pt. St. Lucie Police Department and a SRD employed by the Sheriff’s Dept., to maintain the safety on campus. In addition, the Officers will conduct classroom lessons on safety issues – examples, Halloween, strangers and bicycles.

Drills

Manatee staff and students conduct regular fire, tornado, code red and evacuation drills. Staff members are updated and trained frequently on safety concerns.

Nuclear Power Plant Evacuation Plan

In the event that an emergency occurs at the St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant located on Hutchinson Island, students will be transported to the St. Lucie County Fairgrounds, 15601 West Midway Road, Fort Pierce.

Parents should: Not pick up your child(ren) from school;  Listen to local radio & television for a press release of when you may pick up your child(ren) from the fairground.

Sexual Harassment Policy

We are committed to having a positive learning and working environment that is free of harassment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, or handicap. School Personnel will comply with Florida Statute Equity Act and Federal Law – Title VII and IX.