At Allegion, school security is more than a product conversation. Our purpose is to create peace of mind by pioneering safety and security. As a company of experts, our vision is to make the world safer by securing the places where people enjoy life. Children not only need educational tools to learn, but also a secure environment to thrive.


Featured Videos

Panel Discussion: Addressing Student Mental Health in Schools

In Session with our expert panel explores the changing landscape of school safety. They discuss how months of social isolation then the return to in-person learning impacted adolescent mental health, as well as the well-being of educators.

Intro to Door Hardware: Options for Securing Classroom Doors

Find out which functions are best for securing classroom doors.

Introducing the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) Safety and Security Guidelines

Learn how PASS can help you assess your school’s security.

Featured Articles

Redlands Unified School District

Faced with unique security challenges, this district took control over perimeter openings on campus and at the district office.

Improving Access Control Takes Everyone, Especially You

Provides an overview of the importance of access control and communication in school security.

Candy Lane Elementary School

This elementary school relocated the main office and reconfigured  the layout, so staff faced forward towards the interior hallway, making it easier to welcome students and carefully monitor who is entering and exiting the building.

Thacher School in Ojai, CA

See how a redesigned project learning hub space supports a multidisciplinary learning environment with collaborative common areas and classrooms that provide greater flexibility in their use.

In Session is an educational video series to help K-12 administrators make informed decisions about school safety and security. With the help of industry experts, these videos address the challenges facing today’s schools, including security best practices, student mental health and school grants and funding.

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The Changing Face of School Security Podcast

From school security coordinators and analysts to non-profit organizations and trusted advisors in the K-12 solutions space, this podcast highlights the changemakers in the K-12 industry. Hosted by Paul Timm, Director of Education Safety for Allegion, he is a board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP), author and nationally acclaimed expert in physical security. 

Solutions by Application

Main Entrance


Solutions for securing the main entrance and vestibule of a school.

Perimeter Doors


Solutions for bus, staff, athletic/playground and other entrances, as well as receiving doors and emergency exits.

Administration Office


Solutions for securing the administration office.

Assembly Areas


Includes gymnasium, cafeteria, auditorium, media center and music rooms. 



Best practices for classroom security.

Cross Corridors (Compartmentalization)


Compartmentalization allows areas or wings of the school to be secured, preventing free movement throughout the building in cases of emergency.



Courtyards can present a challenge when it comes to school security. 

Mechanical/Maintenance Areas


Solutions for securing custodial, boiler, electrical mechanical, and riser rooms.

High Security Areas 


Secure areas that require a higher level of security, such as data and record storage, nurse’s office or medicine closet, and laboratories or chemical closet. 



Solutions that meet lockdown needs and fire codes.