We Have A Singular Mission: To Protect Our Children
School security is a complex issue with no simple, single solution. The NRA School Shield program is committed to addressing the many facets of school security, including best practices in security infrastructure, technology, personnel, training, and policy. Through this multidimensional effort, NRA School Shield seeks to engage communities and empower leaders to help make our schools more secure.
LtCol North explains why he's passionate about NRA School Shield
The National Rifle Association has assembled the best and brightest people to discuss and share ideas about protecting America's greatest treasures: children.
When People Cried, “Someone Do Something!” We Did.
This program will work to secure our schools and help keep our children safe.
Sheila Brantley, Director, NRA School Shield
Children are priceless. That's why we don't charge schools for NRA School Shield training.
The security experts we bring all donate their expertise and time to make your schools more secure. All you need to supply is people willing to learn and a room.
About 56.6 Million K-12 Students
are expected to be enrolled in public and private schools in the US in fall 2018 
About 69% of Public Schools
reported at least one violent incident at school during the 2015–16 school year 
34% of Parents
fear for their child’s physical safety at school
How to Talk to Your Local School Leaders About School Safety
Download this concise guide full of important information and helpful sample questions to help you start the conversation with your local school leaders about how we can work together to protect our children.