Transportation

The Seattle Public Schools Transportation Department provides yellow bus, door-to-door, Metro, and cab service to a variety of students attending Seattle Public Schools and Head Start.

Bus Drivers Needed for the Upcoming School Year

Seattle Public Schools partners with First Student to provide yellow bus service for our students to get to and from school on a daily basis.

Additional drivers are needed to meet needs associated with the upcoming bell flip this fall. First Student is dedicated to recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse pool of talent, building a strong local workforce representative of the communities where they serve.

If you are interested in a job opportunity as a bus driver check out First Student's webpage for more information about their company.

The First Student School Bus Driver Job Description can be found here.

Transportation Arrival/Departure Times for 2016-17

The bus arrival and departure schedule for the 2016-17 school year has been updated as of 5/31/2016.

Free and Reduced Lunch ORCA Card Program

The City of Seattle is funding a program to provide secondary students (grades 6-12) who qualify for the district's Free and Reduced Lunch Program (FRL) with ORCA cards.

To participate in the program, students must qualify for the FRL Program and live between one (1) to two (2) miles from their assigned school. Students who are currently receiving district provided transportation do not qualify for this program.

Families who would like to apply for the program must submit a program consent form and an ORCA card Conditions of Usage Agreement.

For more information, please see the program consent form. Submission instructions are on the program consent form.

Hourly Transportation Employment Opportunities

The Transportation Department is looking for Hourly Bus Monitors and Crossing Guards.

Please contact Yvonne Carpenter, Field Staff Lead, for further information.

Inclement Weather and Ice and Snow Transportation Plan

From time to time, weather may force a change in the district’s normal operating routines. Check our Inclement Weather Transportation Plan webpage for information about how decisions are made, how information is disseminated to families, and what parents and guardians can expect. Read more about transportation in the event of ice or snow.

Transportation Service Standards 2015-16

Transportation Service Standards for the 2015-16 school year were approved at the school board meeting January 2015.

More information about the standards and other information for the 2015-16 school is available below:

Contact Us

Please have your Student ID Number and Bus Route Number available when contacting Transportation.
206-252-0900
transdept@seattleschools.org

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