Parents/Guardians who would like to have their student ride the bus must sign up for bus transportation with the school office. The individual routes are scheduled according to enrolled rider addresses. The bus drivers are not authorized to stop at locations that are not on the official routes. Please call the school office if you have questions regarding bus transportation, (209) 532-3159.
Please refer to the individual routes below for current regular day morning and afternoon schedules. The schedules we have posted are subject to change periodically due to changes in enrollment which may add or reduce the number of stops on each route.
Bus rules and regulations are covered in the Parent/Student handbook that each family receives upon enrollment. Please be sure to review these with your student. Delays can occur if student behavior is not within guidelines.
Under Covid-19 Pandemic public health guidelines, all students are required to wear a face covering whenever they board and ride on the bus. Face coverings are not to be removed during transporation. Students who are medically exempt must have a doctors note on file with the school office. Please contact the school office if you have questions.
When To Arrive
All students should arrive at their designated bus stop 5 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Bus arrival times after the first pick up location are estimates and subject to change based on current weather and traffic conditions or in-transit student behavior issues which can cause unpredicted delays.
Minimum Days have the same morning schedule with an earlier dismissal times. Morning schedules are not affected on Minimum Days. Afternoon Schedule drop off times will be earlier based on the dismissal time. Please refer to the School Calendar for scheduled minimum day dates.
On the occasion when the District determines it is necessary to delay school start time due to inclement weather, the morning bus schedule will be delayed by the same amount of time. If the school start time is delayed by two hours, then the morning bus schedule pick up time is delayed by two hours. If the school start time is delayed by one hour, then the morning bus schedule pick up time is delayed by one hour. Start of school delays do not affect afternoon dismissal times for regular or minimum day schedules.
Snow Transportation Day
Parents/guardians will be notified by recorded telephone and/or text message when a Snow Transportation Day is in effect. Snow Transportation can alter your student's morning and afternoon bus stops, depending on the location of your residence, in an effort to maximize student safety during transportation with inclement weather.
If a Snow Transportation Day is declared by the superintendent, the busses will not run up Lyons Bald Mountain Road. Parents are responsible for bringing students to a lower level bus stop or driving them to/from school.
Parents are encouraged to monitor the school's main web page, KKBN 93.5 radio station or www.mymotherlode.com for current information on start of school delays and/or school closures.