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Radon Testing in Schools

The DEP and the Department of Education (DOE) jointly developed information about school testing and its requirements for school administrators, teachers, and parents which is provided in the following documents. For a list of the latest updates of all school-related documents, to ensure that you have the latest versions, check the following:

General Information

School Administrators


  • Radon in Schools: Fact Sheet for Parents (PDF)

Teachers and Other School Personnel

  • Fact Sheet for School Staff (PDF)
  • Radon-Related Resources for Teachers (pdf)
  • Radon Alert Lesson Plans

The DEP worked collaboratively with several other agencies involved in school construction and administration to develop the administrative guidelines for schools and contractors outlined in:

  • Summary of Contractual, Bidding and Funding Arrangements (pdf)

Lists of certified testing and mitigation businesses, indicating which are certified to conduct work in schools, are available at:

Information for school officials wishing to conduct their own testing is summarized in:

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