School Safety

  • Burris Laboratory School is committed to creating an environment for students that is safe, secure and promotes learning.  

    How to Report Safety Concerns

    Students and parents can report safety concerns to school authorities directly or anonymously.


    Use Silent Witness

    Silent Witness is a web-based program through Ball State University Police that allows individuals to anonymously report information about criminal activity on campus.

    Drop a Note

    Drop a note at the main office for one of the school administrators.


    Any staff member is willing to hear concerns from you personally and share them with school administrators on your behalf.

    Registered Sex Offender Policy

    No registered sex offender (RSO), as defined by Indiana statute, may come on any Burris property except as otherwise provided in the school’s Registered Sex Offender Policy and as permissible by State and Federal Law.

    Download Policy (PDF)

    Screening Volunteers

    All parents or others adults volunteering at or visiting Burris Laboratory School must bring their driver’s license or state issued identification card to check in with our Raptor Visitor Management System. You must also fill out our background check form to have access to our building, volunteer, chaperone or visit. The form can be returned to

    Download Background Check Form (PDF)

    Addressing Bullying