There isn't that much of a risk to warrant that. The chances of any particular K-12 school in the United States experiencing a shooting incident in any given year is approximately 1 in 53,925. The chances of a school shooting taking place in a US high school in any given year: 1 in 21,000 School shootings are actually rare but the media would have you think otherwise. Do the research for yourself to find the truth. The constant drumbeat of negative news in general — the possibility of nuclear war, terrorism, a bad flu season, hate crimes, climate change — makes the world feel like a darker, more threatening place than it actually is, which makes us more fearful overall.