Infrastructure is the physical aspects of school buildings and facilities designed to safeguard against attacks and potential threats. The Center for Safe Schools provides resources, information and best practices on how the design and modifications of infrastructure elements can ensure that buildings and facilities are properly equipped to prevent, protect and mitigate risk associated with environmental and human threats.

Key components of Infrastructure include:

  • Risk assessments
  • Building/Facility design and modification
  • Mechanical and electronic systems
  • Communications systems
  • Safety and security technology


2017 Infrastructure Super Map
This map shows estimated school capital expenditures.

2017 Infrastructure State Report Card 
Find your state, get FAQs, and see your state's grade! 

Access ED-Green Ribbon School Resources