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Safer Schools, Safer Learning: Verkada Security Systems for Schools

Monarch offers cutting-edge technology by Verkada to ensure the safety and protection of schools. With a focus on simplicity and ease of use, Verkada’s security systems for schools are designed to provide robust protection.

From surveillance cameras to access control systems, Verkada solutions utilize advanced features to keep schools secure. Learn more about Verkada’s security systems for schools by contacting one of our experts here at Monarch!

Why Security Systems for Schools are Necessary

Schools face various security threats that can jeopardize the safety of students, staff, and visitors. Consider the following;

  • Unauthorized Access: Intruders attempting to gain unauthorized access to school premises.
  • Violence and Bullying: Threats of violence, bullying, or harassment among students or staff.
  • Theft and Vandalism: Theft or vandalism of school property
  • Emergency Situations: Potential emergencies such as fires, natural disasters, or medical emergencies.
  • School Shootings: Tragic incidents of school shootings that have been on the rise
  • Drug and Substance Abuse
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Benefits of Security Systems for Schools

Ensuring the safety and protection of students, staff, and parents is paramount in schools. That’s why investing in reliable security systems in vital. Consider the following benefits of school security systems:

  • Enhanced Safety: Deters potential intruders
  • Quick Emergency Response: Facilitates prompt responses to emergencies, minimizing risks and ensuring timely intervention.
  • Optimal Learning Environment: A safe and secure environment promotes a conducive learning environment for students.
  • Peace of Mind for Students, Staff, and Parents: Reliable security systems provide peace of mind to all

With Verkada’s security solutions, schools can implement reliable and user-friendly security measures to create a safe and secure learning environment.

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Why Choose Verkada?

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Verkada solutions stand out from traditional security systems because they are designed to be user-friendly, scalable, and flexible all while providing enterprise-grade security.

  • Solid-state Storage (SSD)
  • Simple Plug-and-Play Install
  • Time lapse
  • Floor Plan
  • Regular, Automatic Software Updates
  • Remote Access 24/7
Limitlessly Smart
  • Unlimited Storage on Camera and Cloud
  • Unlimited Users Allowed
  • Infinitely Scalable

Verkada Surveillance Cameras for Security Systems for Schools

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Unlock the power of surveillance with cutting-edge Verkada security cameras. Experience unrivaled protection, crystal-clear clarity, and complete control. Browse our range of indoor and outdoor cameras to find the ideal solution for your school’s security requirements.

The Dome Series

The Dome Series from Verkada provides enterprise-grade security in a variety of models suitable for any school environment – indoors or outdoors. These IP security cameras with analytics have a long-lasting, vandal-resistant design and sensor resolutions of up to 4K.

  • Durable, vandal-proof housing with outdoor models having a weather-resistant design
    • Indoor models: IK08 impact rating
    • Outdoor models: IK10 impact and IP67 weather ratings
Functionality and Storage
  • High resolution cameras — 5MP or 4k
    • 4k available only on CD62 & CD62-E
  • Max of 365 days of footage storage in standard quality
  • 128GB – 2TB of onboard storage
  • Equipped with audio
  • Low–bandwidth impact
  • Edge processing for motion, People, and Vehicle Analytics
  • Occupancy Trends available only on Dome Series cameras
  • Zoom capabilities – both optical and digitally
    • CD42, CD42-E: Fixed, with 3x Zoom Digitally
    • Other models: Zoom, with 3x Optical and Digital Zoom
  • IR Range
    • 15m (CD42, CD42-E)
    • 30m (CD52, CD52-E, CD62, CD62-E)

The Bullet Series

The Bullet Series from Verkada is built to withstand extreme conditions, and its conspicuous appearance is meant to deter would-be assailants. Essentially, it is the ideal cloud-based security camera for harsher areas.

  • Durable and weather-proof
  • Lens – Choose between wide-angle or telephoto
Functionality and Storage
  • High resolution cameras – up to 4k
    • 4k available only with CB62-E and CB62-TE
  • Max of 365 days of footage retention in standard quality
  • 265GB–2TB of onboard storage
  • Low–bandwidth impact
  • License Plate Recognition available only for telephoto cameras
  • Edge-based processing for motion, people and vehicle analytics
  • NDAA compliant
  • Zoom capabilities
    • CB52-E, CB62-E: Zoom, with up to 3x Optical and Digital zoom
    • CB52-TE, CB62-TE: Telephoto Zoom, with 8-20mm focal length
  • IR Range
    • CB52-E, CB62-E: 30M
    • CB52-TE, CB62-TE: 50M

The Mini Series

Verkada’s mini series offers a compact and discreet security solution for schools. These cameras are designed to be small and unobtrusive, making them well-suited for installation in tight spaces or in areas where a larger camera may be noticeable.

  • Small and discreet camera with 5MP resolution
Functionality and Storage
  • Max of 365 days of footage retention in standard quality
  • 128GB – 2TB of onboard storage
  • Low band-width impact
  • Edge–based processing for motion and tamper detection along with People Analytics
  • Fixed, with up to 3x Digital Zoom
  • Audio available only on CM41 and CM41-E
  • IR Range: 15m for CM41 and CM41-E
    • N/A for CM41-S

The Fisheye Series

Verkada’s fisheye cloud-based security camera offers dynamic viewing experiences with sophisticated onboard processing and a wide–angle 12MP image sensor. In fact, there are five different viewing options available to users: panoramic, digital pan-tilt-zoom, 2-way split, 3-way split, and 4-way split.

  • Durable and weatherproof
    • IP67 weather rating and IK10 impact rating
  • 12MP image sensor for wide–angle coverage
Functionality and Storage
  • Max of 90 days of footage retention in standard quality
  • 512GB–2TB of onboard storage
  • Low–bandwidth impact
  • 180 degree field of view
  • Five viewing modes
  • Nighttime visibility with IR illuminators (20m/66ft)
  • NDAA
  • Equipped with audio

People Analytics — Security Systems for Schools

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People Analytics combines cloud-based computer vision with intelligent edge-based video processing to give users high-quality images of every person recognized in the scene.

  • Face Search*
    • You can quickly find people who look like a face you already have in your organization. You can also upload an image of a face of a person of interest.
  • Occupancy Trends
    • Estimate the number of people who cross a customizable digital line on a video feed.
    • Keep track of how a space is being used in order to improve business operations.
  • Person History 
    • Search through high-resolution snapshots of people detected in the frame.
    • Save screenshots or easily access associated high-resolution video.
  • Examine Anywhere
    • People Analytics is accessible from any device and from virtually any location in the world.
  • Filters for Attributes
    • Filter by a variety of criteria, such as clothing color, gender appearance, and facial matches.
  • Cross Camera Tracking
    • Quickly identify people of interest or potential suspects across all cameras at all sites.
    • Record and export multiple angles of a person to provide evidence quickly.

*It is important to use the face recognition technology ethically, respecting individuals’ rights to privacy and avoiding bias.

Verkada Access Control Security Systems for Schools

Verkada access control solutions provide robust security features designed to enhance security systems for schools. These access control systems offer advanced features such as keyless entry, remote management, and real-time activity tracking, providing a secure and efficient solution for your security needs.

The Verkada AC41 Door Controller

This door controller is a powerful and easy-to-use access control solution that combines enterprise-grade security with a cloud-based management platform.

  • Easily manage doors and access across your organization on the Command platform (schedules, users, building access)
  • Connect with Verkada’s video security system for real-time video analytics on access events
  • Supports secure touchless access using Bluetooth and Verkada’s Pass app
  • Works with existing door hardware and readers
  • Seamless integration to active directory platforms for automatic employee configuration, onboarding, and offboarding.
  • 10-year warranty on all hardware
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The Verkada AD32 Door Reader

This Verkada door reader is a versatile and robust access control device that allows individuals to enter doors using low and high-frequency cards or a mobile device with the Verkada Pass app. Consider the following attributes of the Door Reader:

  • Can withstand a harsh environment – IP65 and IK08 ratings
  • Controlled through the Command platform
  • Two different options:
    • Mullion Mount Plate: This option has a sleek design and can be used in smaller spaces such as door frames.
    • Single Gang Mount Plate: This is a common card reader format that can replace existing reader mounts or be used on traditional installations.
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The SV11 Environmental Sensor for School Security Systems

This final product grid showcases Verkada’s environmental sensor, the SV11. The Verkada SV11 all-in-one, cloud-based environmental sensor can monitor the health and safety of buildings.

The SV11 environmental sensor monitors 8 different aspects of the environment: the total volatile organic compounds (TVOCS), the air quality index (AQI), particulate matter 2.5 (PM 2.5), the temperature and relative humidity, noise levels, vaping, and motion.

Whether you are concerned about your warehouse’s extreme temperatures, high humidity levels, or air quality, the SV11 can help you stay on top of any potential issues and keep your school safe.

Features of the SV11 Environmental Sensor

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The SV11 is easy to install and can be integrated into your existing warehouse security system, providing an added layer of protection for your facility.

The automated situational awareness provided by the SV11 is key for many types of security systems for businesses. Consider the following features of the SV11 that make it so popular across different industries:

  • Simple Management: Manage the sensor on Verkada’s web-based Command platform.
    • Visualize environmental data on customizable dashboard
    • Link sensor based data to security cameras
    • Configure custom alert thresholds to receive real-time notifications via SMS and email
  • 24/7 Remote Access: Via the Command platform
  • Continual, automatic firmware updates.

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Frequently Asked Questions – Security Systems for Schools

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What are security systems for schools?

Security systems for schools are comprehensive solutions designed to safeguard the safety and security of students, staff, and visitors on school premises. These systems typically include a combination of video surveillance cameras, access control systems, intrusion detection systems, and other security measures.

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What features should I look for in a school security system?

When selecting a security system for schools, look for features such as high-resolution video cameras, intelligent video analytics, mobile access control, remote monitoring capabilities, and integration with emergency notification systems. These features provide enhanced surveillance, access control, and situational awareness to effectively manage security risks.

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How can I choose the right security system for my school?

Choosing the right security system for your school requires careful consideration of your specific security needs, budget, and other factors. It’s important to work with a reputable security solutions provider, such as Monarch, to assess your requirements and recommend a customized solution that meets your school’s security objectives.

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Are Verkada’s security systems for schools scalable?

Yes, Verkada’s security systems for schools can be easily scaled to accommodate the unique needs of different schools, regardless of their size or layout. They can be expanded or modified as security requirements evolve, making them a flexible solution for schools with changing security needs.

Smarter Surveillance with Verkada Security Systems for Schools

Investing in security systems for schools is crucial to safeguard the safety and security of students, staff, and visitors. With Verkada security solutions, schools can benefit from advanced features such as video surveillance, access control, and real-time monitoring.

These user-friendly systems can be integrated with existing security measures and are scalable to accommodate the unique needs of different schools. Don’t compromise on safety – choose Verkada security solutions for comprehensive security for your school. Contact us today to learn more!