The Transportation Department safely transports approximately 135 students to and from school each day. In addition to 4 regular bus routes, drivers provide transportation for extra-curricular field trips, vocational education programs and other special needs. District drivers travel over 26,200 miles each year and maintain exemplary safe-driving records.
To ride the school bus, students must live beyond the following distances from school:
GRADES K-3: 3/4 mile
GRADES 4-8: 1 miles
GRADES 9-12: 2 miles
New bus riders (primary-grade students) should be accompanied to and from the bus stop by an adult. It is the parent's responsibility to make sure the child knows his, or her, way to and from the school bus stop. Anyone with questions about bus routes may contact the Transportation Department (209) 632-9917.
Violation of Rules of Conduct will result in Denial of Transportation as follows:
1st Offense Warning and/or Suspension
2nd Offense 1-5 Day of Transportation Denial
3rd Offense 6-10 Day of Transportation Denial
4th Offense 11-20 Day of Transportation Denial
5th Offense Denied bus privileges for the remainder of the school year.
Extreme Acts of Violence are grounds for Immediate Transportation Denial
14263. (California Education Code) Authority of Driver:
Pupils transported in a school bus shall be under the authority of and responsible directly to the driver of the bus. Continued disorderly conduct or persistent refusal to submit to the authority of the driver shall be sufficient reason for a pupil to be denied transportation in accordance with the regulation of the governing board of the district. The drive of any school bus shall be held responsible fo rthe orderly conduct of the pupils.