Bus Rules and Expectations

Be Safe, Be Respectful, and Be Responsible

Bus Rules:

  1. Follow all adult directions and bus rules. Drivers may assign seats.

  2. Sit in your seat facing forward and remain seated. No switching seats or standing.

  3. Keep aisles clear.

  4. Talk quietly and use appropriate language. No profanity.

  5. Keep your head, hands, feet and belongings inside the bus and to yourself.

  6. No eating, drinking or use of tobacco or drugs.

  7. Keep the bus clean. Please pick up all trash prior to exiting.

  8. Earbuds must be used to listen to music. Music cannot be a distraction to the driver or to those around you. Taking pictures or videos is prohibited.

  9. Do not bring any weapon or dangerous objects on the bus.

  10. No fighting, harassment, intimidation or horseplay.

  11. Absolute quiet at railroad crossings.

  12. Do not throw objects.

  13. Do not destroy property.


1st offense: School administrator gets notified and parent(s) gets notified.

2nd offense: School administrator gets notified, parent(s) gets notified. 

Student cannot ride the bus the next day.

3rd offense: School administrator gets notified, parent(s) gets notified.

Student cannot ride the bus for 5 school days after the incident.

Understand that if the offense is of a more violent and serious nature, the student can be removed from the bus at any time without following the consequence steps. This is not an inclusive list of bus rules and the Director of Transportation will have the authority to determine the discipline with the school administrator.

The rules and infractions include routes and transportation to and from all activities. The suspensions may be altered by the Administration if the misconduct is determined to be more serious in nature.

Items Not Allowed

Items that are not allowed on the school bus include, but are not limited to, the following: animals, firearms, objects used as weapons (real and toy), knives and other sharp objects, explosive items, glass objects, baseball bats, skateboards, and other items too large for transport.

Drivers are authorized to ask students to stow or turn in items that could be a potential danger or distraction to the driver or other students on board.

Bus Stops

School bus stops are designated with safety as the number one priority. For every bus rider's safety, it is extremely important that parents and children understand best practices for bus stop safety. Please take time to review the content below: