High school football games bring out plenty of fans to stadiums at Keller ISD and Northwest ISD, and both school districts have different security measures in place to keep fans and student-athletes safe.

KISD will have 14-16 security personnel at the stadium during home games, between Keller Police Department officers and KISD security personnel. Officers are stationed at the gates and patrol the stadium to make sure fans are in compliance with rules and look for suspicious activities, according to answers provided by the KISD Communication Department. Keller hosted its first home game Sept. 1 and will have three more regular season contests at its stadium.

Items such as backpacks, sports balls, and outside food and drinks are not allowed inside the Keller ISD Athletic Complex.

“We do have some other measures in place this year, but we cannot disclose them publicly without compromising their effectiveness,” the department stated in an email.

NISD uses metal detectors at all home varsity football games, a security measure not seen at Keller, Carroll or Grapevine-Colleyville ISDs, according to information provided by the districts.

NISD Stadium security guidelines have stayed the same this school year for games with Byron Nelson (Trophy Club), Northwest (Justin) and Eaton (Haslet) high schools.

More than 35 staff members from operations, security and police help supervise events on game days, according to the district.

Like other school districts in the area, NISD has a clear bag policy in place, according to Executive Director of Communications Anthony Tosie. Clear totes that do not exceed 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches are allowed as well as a clear, one-gallon resealable plastic storage bag or a small clutch, with or without a handle, that is no larger than 6.5 inches by 4.5 inches in size. Medically necessary items are exceptions that will be cleared after proper inspection, according to the district.