APPLYING FOR YELLOW BUS SERVICE
NEW TO YELLOW BUS SERVICE
HOW TO APPLY
Contact your child’s preferred school for information on yellow bus service eligibility.
Complete the 2023-2024 yellow bus service application form.
If your child is new to the Division and has been approved for bus service for the 2023-24 school year, you will receive a letter in mid-August that includes the yellow bus:
- route number
- stop locations
- pick-up and drop off times
- company contact information
Once you have access to SchoolZone, that is where you can find yellow bus information. Route information is also available at your child’s school and through SchoolZone prior to the first day of school.
Specific guidelines for service provision can be found at - How to get to school
CURRENT YELLOW BUS RIDERS
If your child rides the yellow bus, you can apply for continued service to their current school in SchoolZone no later than June 1, 2023.
When you sign in to your parent SchoolZone account:
- go to the Student Profile tab
- choose Transportation
- select Bus Application
- follow instructions to apply for yellow bus service for next year and make sure to update your contact information
Missed the deadline? Use the 2022-23 yellow bus service application form or contact your child’s school. Applications are accepted throughout the year.
WHO CAN’T APPLY FOR CONTINUED SERVICE IN SCHOOLZONE?
Contact your school if your child is a:
YELLOW BUS SERVICE IN BAD WEATHER
Yellow school buses may run later than usual, or not at all, on days when the weather is very bad. It's important to have alternate arrangements in place for getting your child to school in case the bus doesn't arrive. Don't leave your child unattended at the bus stop in severe weather for any period of time. Learn more about late and cancelled buses.