What time should my student arrive at the a.m. bus stop?
Students are asked to be at their designated bus stop location at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled pick-up time.What if my student’s bus is late; a.m. or p.m.?
Due to unforeseen circumstances, buses may be late occasionally. In those instances please call Transportation at 812.7275.
Can parents ride the bus with their child?
No, parents may not ride on our buses except on field trips.How are bus stops determined?
Stops are assigned by general location of students and must meet state regulations for safety. Typical stop locations are within subdivisions near parks, common-walls and retention areas. Stops must be at least 50 feet from a signed intersection.How do I find my child’s bus stop information?
1) Back to School Transportation letters are sent to all eligible students approximately two weeks prior to the start of school.
2) All bus stop information is available at each school site after June 30th.Students are permitted to ride only their assigned bus. Any exceptions must be requested in writing by the student’s parent or legal guardian and approved by a school official.Can my child invite friends to ride the bus with them?
Only eligible students are permitted. Any exceptions must be requested in writing by the student’s parent or legal guardian and approved by a school official.
What if my child left something on the bus?
Contact Transportation at 812.7275.What if my child receives a conduct referral for inappropriate behavior?
All bus conduct referrals are sent to the school administrator; per district policy the school administrator determines all disciplinary action. (See the section on the Safe Student Transportation Program.)What qualifications does a bus driver have?
A school bus driver must be at least 21 years of age, maintain a clean driving record, undergo drug and alcohol testing, pass a physical tolerance exam, and must obtain a Commercial Driver’s License and State school bus certification.What training programs do bus drivers attend?
Chandler School District bus drivers exceed the minimum training requirements of the State of Arizona which consists of classroom training, behind the wheel training, first aid/CPR. They must also attend annual refresher training sessions, and maintain minimum refresher training hours.
Yes. Students are assigned for safety and security and the districts follow these guidelines in routing.
How many students fit on the bus?
Each bus has manufacturers’ recommended seating capacity.
Why don’t school buses have seat belts?
School buses are designed with safety compartmentsWhat if my child misses the bus?
Call Transportation at 812.7275.Except for special needs situations Chandler Unified School District transportation is only provided to and from locations from within individual school boundaries.