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Transportation

Our goal is to provide safe, reliable and efficient transportation to students who live in our school district.

Approximately 18,400 students (including nonpublic students) who reside within SoWashCo Schools boundaries will attend school this year. Roughly 14,000 will ride a school bus to and from school everyday. We work to ensure that students arrive at school ready to learn!  

School year 2022-2023 Bus Information will show in Parent Portal the last week in August. 

General Education bussing information for the 2022-2023 will show in Parent Portal the last week in August.  Special Education families will receive transportation information via phone call or email. 

Students may only ride their assigned bus to and from school.

Transportation eligibility can be reviewed below under Transportation Guidelines-Transportation Eligibility.

Contact

Department of Transportation
651-425-5303
transportation@sowashco.org

Special Education Bus Attendance

Please call 651-425-5303 if your student will be absent from Special Education transportation. Please press 1 on the main menu for Special Education Routing.

Bus Status

Cancellations and Delays

No Current Delays or Cancellations

Student Bus information will be available in Parent Portal the last week in August. 

Students may only ride their assigned bus to and from school.

 


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Transportation Guidelines

 

 

 

We are committed to providing safe transportation to all students by following our bus stop process and procedures.


transportation forms

If you do not see a form appropriate for your request please contact our Transportation representative directly at 651-425-5302.


Safe routes to school


school bus conduct

Please remind students to follow bus safety and behavior rules.  Any misbehavior or inappropriate actions will be addressed by the bus driver and/or reported to the Department of Transportation for follow up.  Consequences for misbehavior will be implemented and may include assigned seating, parent contact, principal contact, bus suspension, school detention and/or removal of all transportation privileges. 


school bus safety

School Bus Safety Tips

STudent Bus Safety Training


join our team

Are you looking for a rewarding job with competitive pay and benefits? If so, Transportation would love to have you on the SoWashCo Schools team! We are currently hiring bus drivers, we will fully train you to become a great bus driver. SoWashCo Schools is a great place to work with a strong sense of community, but the best part of the job is the students! Just ask those who work here.

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