Transportation Services

  • School Bus

    • Under Plan B, school buses will operate at a reduced capacity with one student per seat, to allow for social distancing. 
    • JCPS will follow the latest screening protocols for students, including the use of student attestation forms to evaluate symptoms.
    • School bus drivers will follow all cleaning and safety protocols established by the district, such as daily sanitizing and use of hand sanitizer for students upon arrival on the bus. 
    • A school staff member will meet the bus upon arrival at school for screening procedures to enter the buildings.
    • Staff will utilize a seating chart to maintain knowledge of all students riding the bus. 
    • No student will be left unattended at a bus stop, but specific procedures will be followed if a student boarding a bus presents symptoms.

Transportation FAQ

  • 1. Will students be required to socially distance at the bus stop?

  • 2. How many students will be on a bus?

  • 3. How will my student know where to sit on the bus?

  • 4. What time should I report to the bus stop?

  • 5. What if my student is late to the bus stop?

  • 6. What can students expect when getting on the morning bus?

  • 7. What are the expectations while on the bus?

  • 8. Can siblings choose to sit together on the bus?

  • 9. What can a student expect when unloading the bus at school?

  • 10. What will loading the bus at school look like for my student in the afternoon?

  • What if my transportation needs change during the school year?

  • 12. Will Here Comes the Bus be active this school year?

  • 13. How will the buses be cleaned?

  • 14. What if the bus driver or a student on the bus is symptomatic or test positive?

  • 15. Will the bus run each day? How will cohorts be picked up?

  • 16. Will hand sanitizer be allowed on the bus? Are there any modifications to the bus?

  • 17. Will there be more bus routes and stops this year to accommodate the new changes?

  • 18. Can a student who is symptomatic during the day ride the bus in the afternoon?

  • 19. Do the windows on the bus have to stay down during the ride to school and home from school?

  • 20. What is an attestation form?

  • 21. What are the protocols for temperature checks by the bus driver?

  • 22. How do I change my transportation needs?

Transportation Protocols