1. How does LBS prepare for an emergency on campus?

LBS complies with all local and state regulations with regard to emergency preparedness. The school maintains an emergency management plan and trains all staff on its contents.

In addition, the school conducts monthly fire and evacuation drills, participates in the California Great Shakeout Drill, and frequent active shooter drills.

The LBC campus maintains 24/7 security with guards and technology solutions.

2. How will I be notified of an emergency on campus?

In cases of an emergency, LBS will communicate with you primarily through the parent text alert system. Please be sure that your contact information is accurate with the school office each year.

Other forms of communication may be through Facebook, email, or phone call.

Please avoid calling into the school during an emergency as this can tie up phone lines to be used for contact with emergency services.

3. What happens if Lancaster Baptist School has a suspected/positive case of COVID-19?

The school has in place enhanced stay home/send home standards in order to prevent illness coming to school. The school has in a place an outbreak management plan and will follow the protocols in place in conjunction with the L.A. County Public Health Department and guidance from the CDC if there is a suspected and/or positive case on our campus.

If there is a positive case, individuals identified as having had potential exposure to COVID-19 cases will be directly notified by public health officials in coordination with the L.A. County Public Health Department.

4. What steps should parents take to protect children during a community outbreak of COVID-19?

  • Teach and enforce healthy hygiene habits with your children. Be sure they know how to wash their hands properly and cover their coughs and sneezes.

  • Know the symptoms of COVID-19 and monitor your children for them. If your child develops symptoms, speak to a your medical provider for advice.

  • Know your school's stay home/send home standards for illness. If your child has any of the symptoms, keep them home from school.

  • If your child/children become sick with COVID-19, notify their childcare facility or school.

5. What should I do if have a security or safety concern?

If you have a security or safety concern, please be sure to notify the proper authority immediately. If you see something you should always say something. If it is an emergency, please contact 911 or the police or fire department as appropriate. If it is a non-emergency please contact the school office or campus security, Shaun Blakley.