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Mrs. Allen from Santa Clara CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Safe Students

My students need to feel safe and we need to be prepared for a lock-down at any time with these door closures to protect us.

  • $247 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a teacher in an amazing low-income bilingual school. They are faced with several challenges. I want to help my students in as many ways as possible and empower them to share their learning with peers. As a primary grade teacher, I know that I need to instill a love of reading and writing in all of my students. In order to accomplish this my students need to be safe in the classroom. I hope I never need to use these safety devices, but always want to be prepared.

My Project

These safety latches will help keep my students safe if we ever need to go into another lock-down situation. After another school shooting has occurred it is critical that I am able to keep my students safe in any safety situation. These devices will add an additional obstacle for anyone that tries to enter our classroom during a lock-down.

I have two classroom doors both of which I keep locked throughout the school day.

Our campus is however an open campus so these will provide extra protection for my first graders. Although I hope I never need to use them in a real situation it is possible they could save a life.

Mrs. Allen
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Roll over image to zoom in Barracuda Intruder Defense System, Commercial Doors With Scissor Closers, DCS-1 • Industrial supplies through amazon $80.99 2 $161.98

Materials cost

$161.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$209.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.92

Total project goal

$246.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$246.15

2 Donors

-$209.23

Donations toward project cost

-$209.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.92

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$0.00

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