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.

    Burris Safety Line

    Please call 765-285-7389 at any time of day if you have any information about an unsafe situation for you, your friends, or your school. Our office staff will quickly forward any information you provide to appropriate personnel. If this is an emergency, please DIAL 911.

    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 other adults volunteering at Burris Laboratory School must have a Limited Criminal History check. Download, complete and return the release form to the Burris main office.

    Download Form (PDF)

    Addressing Bullying