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LTISD expands its safety program to include the Standard Response Protocol

Safety and security at Lake Travis ISD is our top priority. We believe relationships are critical to successful schools, and ultimately, our families and students are the best partners in keeping our campuses safe. Our principals and school administrators investigate every reported tip or threat. We work with law enforcement and take quick and appropriate action, including notifying families, if there is a valid danger on campus. We ask all of our families and students to please share any information regarding school or student safety by either directly contacting a school staff member or by using the Cavs Who Care Tip Line, our anonymous alert system. As LTISD grows, we will continue to explore and collaborate with other school districts to find new ways to improve safety and security at our campuses.

Standard Response Protocol

A critical ingredient in the safe school recipe is the classroom response to an incident at school. Weather events, fire, accidents, intruders and other threats to student safety are scenarios that are planned and trained for by students, teachers, staff and administration. 

LTISD is expanding its safety program to include the Standard Response Protocol. The SRP is based on these five actions: Lockout, Lockdown, Evacuate, Shelter and Hold. In the event of an emergency, the action and appropriate direction will be announced on the PA system.

  • Lockout - "Get inside. Lock outside doors"
  • Lockdown - "Locks, lights, out of sight"
  • Evacuate - "To the announced location"
  • Shelter - "For a hazard using a safety strategy"
  • Hold - "Hold in your classroom"

Students and staff will be trained and the school will practice these drills over the course of the school year. Review the SRP handouts and video below for more information.

For more information, contact Andy Michael, LTISD Safety & Security Coordinator at 512-533-5758 or via email at