Information and FAQ

General Information

  • 500 feet is the minimum distance between bus stop locations.
  • Students in boundary change areas, please look for a sign on the bus indicating the name of the school that bus is servicing.

Please call 636-851-6220 for bus related questions. To view directions on finding Transportation Information on the Parent Portal, please click here.



Bus Stop Changes

  • Check the Parent Portal frequently during the first few weeks of school for changes.

After the first few weeks, a notification will be sent if the pick-up/drop-off times change by more than 5 minutes.


Alternate Transportation

  • If your child needs transportation on a route other than their home bus route, they must fill out a AM/PM Alternative Transportation Request Form 3 days in advance for a consistent alternate schedule. (e.g., multiple residences, child care location, etc.). *Note: Alternate Route information will NOT be available through your Parent Portal.
  • Completed forms should be submitted to the individual school office.  Once, approved, alternate bus information will be available on the Parent Portal.



FAQs

What if I need to change my child’s transportation information?

August 12, 2022 at 5:00 pm is the cut-off for changes.  All changes received after that date and time will be effective on Monday, August 29, 2022. Bus stop changes typically will take 48 hours. 

If my child is driving themselves, can they still be issued a bus route?

Student drivers will not be issued a bus route. If the plans change, please contact the school office and transportation services will be reinstated within 48 hours.

Can my child get off at another bus stop?

Students must get on and off at their assigned bus stop only.  Drivers are not permitted to provide “sweetheart” stops. Parents must complete the AM/PM Alternative Transportation Request Form and return it to the school office to request multiple stops or a different stop location. See Alternate Transportation Tab on the General Information page.

Can a student who is not assigned to District transportation ride the bus home with a friend?

Students are not permitted to ride the bus home with a friend.  In an emergency, parents should contact the school office.  Please review your school’s procedures to determine the time deadline for daily changes.

What happens if an authorized adult isn’t present to receive my kindergarten student at the bus stop?

An adult or authorized person must be present to receive all kindergarten students from the bus. If an authorized individual is not there, the child will be returned to their school at the conclusion of the route.

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