Bussing: Parent Responsibilities
The following is a list of responsibilities for parents whose children will be taking the bus to/from school:
➢ Parents and/or students are reminded to refer to the online COVID 19 transportation resource to properly prepare your child for the school bus. To access this information, please use the “COVID-19” link at www.schoolbuscity.com. Parents and/or students are encouraged to check thewebsite regularly for updates.
➢ Parents should review the STS Late Bus Report each morning and understand the need to make alternative arrangements for their child/children if the school bus is late or cancelled.
➢ Parents and/or students should arrive at the bus stop 5 minutes prior to the regularly scheduled pick-up and drop-off times. During the first week of school, it is recommended parents and/or students arrive at the bus stop 10 minutes prior to the regularly scheduled pick-up and drop-off times.
➢ Parents should ensure their child/children’s safety and conduct while walking to, from and waiting at a designated bus stop.
➢ Parents should make alternate arrangements for their children if they are unable to meet them at a bus stop. To help ensure student safety, Student Transportation
Services recommend students in grades JK – 1 are met at their bus stop by a parent/guardian, and age-appropriate arrangements made for all other grades.
➢ Parents should know their child/children’s route number.
➢ Parents should know their child/children’s bus stop location.
➢ Parents should know the school and bus company phone number in the event of an emergency.
➢ Parents are reminded to refer to the Late Bus Report on the Student Transportation
Services website at www.schoolbuscity.com. mornings and afternoons.