Welcome to the website for the
Transportation department at Kalamazoo Public Schools. It is our mission to
provide safe, prompt, and effective transportation for all students at all
times. We appreciate your assistance in helping us to accomplish this.
Letters with bus and bus
stop information are scheduled to be mailed the week of August 25th.
If you have moved,
please notify your student's school and Transportation at 269-337-0500 or by
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is necessary to provide at least 5 days notice of all changes to student bus
(K-5) are eligible for transportation if they reside more than one mile from
the school, and they are attending their designated boundary school or a magnet
school. Secondary students (6-12) are eligible for transportation if they
reside more than one and one-half miles from the school, and they are attending
their designated boundary school or a magnet school. If you choose to send your
student to a school that is not a magnet school and it is located outside of
their designated boundary, transportation is not provided.
Bus stop locations are
assigned, where possible, to group students together at a central location.
This provides a gathering place for students, and also allows parents to share
the responsibility of monitoring the bus stop. Every attempt is made to ensure
that no child must walk more than four-tenths of a mile (approximately four
blocks) to their assigned bus stop.
times are estimated and are subject to change.
numbers are subject to change.
drivers are subject to change.
times and buses often change during the school year.
should be at their assigned stop, ready to board the bus 15 minutes before the
scheduled stop time for the first two weeks of school.
the first two weeks of school, students must be at their assigned stop, ready
to board the bus 10 minutes before the scheduled stop time.
OF CHANGE FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR
child’s safety is our top priority. With that in mind, we will be implementing
new bus procedures for the 2014-15 school year. The districtwide procedure
outlined below is designed to help ensure that your student arrives safely to
and from school each day.
may have up to 2 regularly scheduled morning pick-up locations and up to 2
regularly scheduled drop-off locations.
and drop-off locations must be on a set schedule.
may only ride a bus to which they are assigned.
calls or written notes for same-day or temporary bus assignments will not be
accepted. If it is necessary for you to change your student’s bus assignment
due to a change of address or a new childcare provider, please notify the
school at least 5 days prior to the change. The school will notify you once the
change has been approved.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your student’s
transportation, please call 269-337-0500 or e-mail us at email@example.com.
Aman, Executive Supervisor
Office Hours: 6AM - 6PM school days.