Campus Security

Campus security and safety are a top priority at Bell Shoals Academy.  We cannot stop evil from happening, but we are confident the following safety measures serve as the most effective deterrent we can provide to ensure our students are spending the day in a safe environment.  BSA is increasing surveillance and utilizing the latest technology to protect our students. 

  • School Resource Officer
  • Emergency Response Training
  • Front Desk Security Attendant
  • Monitored Cameras throughout Entire Campus
  • Upgraded Security System 
  • Controlled Access Points
  • Centigex Rapid Response
  • Required Background Checks 

These safety features will be bundled into a BSA safety program that will require each family to pay a safety fee of $200 per student. This fee will be added to your FACTS account. 


BSA will have a full time school resource officer on campus, beginning, August 2023. The mission of the SRO is to provide a safe and secure learning environment for students and staff while at Bell Shoals Academy.  

  • The SRO will be Florida Security Officer Level D and G Armed Security Certified. 
  • The SRO will do quarterly training with Hillsborough County's Sheriff Department.

All teachers and staff participate in safety and security training yearly.

  • CPR Training
  • Emergency Crisis Training
  • Fire Safety Drills 
  • Lock Down Drills

Centegix Crisis Alert program that provides Instant communication through visual cues and audio Integration for rapid response to any Incident or crisis, anywhere on our campus. The moment an alert Is triggered, Crisis Alert Immediately provides clear and critical Information shown below.

  • Immediate notifications to alert responders
  • Total campus coverage inside and outdoors
  • Location accuracy determines the alert location
  • Audio and visual notification using a colored alert and intercom integration 

BSA utilizes surveillance cameras throughout the campus. 

  • Additional cameras added throughout the campus 
  • Upgraded security monitoring system  
  • Controlled access points
  • Cameras are monitored by a trained security attendant


School Check IN tracks all student and visitor attendance and tracking through the software. All visitors are required to be background checked.

  • Full Time Front Desk Security Attendant