We Have A Singular Mission: To Protect Our Children
School security is a complex issue with no simple, single solution. The National 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, National School Shield® seeks to engage communities and empower leaders to help make our schools more secure.
About 55 Million K-12 Students
are expected to be enrolled in public and private schools in the US in fall 2015 
65% of Public Schools
reported at least one violent incident at school during the 2013–14 school year 
Three In Ten
U.S. parents worry about their child's safety at school 
The National School Shield®
In December 2012, the NRA introduced the National School Shield® program, a new initiative focused on improving school security in an effort to help prevent national tragedies at educational institutions in America.