Role of Students

School Bus Behavior

  • Students are to go directly to their stop. Never talk to strangers.
  • Always cross at corners and not between cars.
  • Students should arrive at the bus stop 5 minutes early.
  • Students should always stay on the sidewalks or driveway at least 6 feet away from the road.
  • Respect personal property at or near the bus stop. Stay out of yards and please don't litter.
  • Students should line up when bus is approaching. Don't push or shove while waiting for the bus.
  • When the bus approaches, don't approach the bus until you have made eye contact with the driver and have been motioned to enter the bus.
  • If a student must cross a street, stay at least 10 feet in front of the bus. Always wait for the driver's hand signal and look both ways before crossing. Never assume that other motorist are going to stop.
  • ALWAYS cross in front of the bus.
  • If you drop something near the bus, tell the bus driver. Never try to pick it up because the bus driver may not be able to see you.
  • Parents who bring their child to the stop in a vehicle should release the child prior to the bus arriving to prevent the students from running to the bus.
  • Your vehicle should be parked on the service door side of the bus so that students won't have to cross the street to load/unload. Please stay back at least 40 ft. from the area where children board.
  • NEVER run to the bus.
  • NEVER walk or run next to a moving bus.


  • Always follow the instructions of the bus driver.
  • Upon entering the bus, find a seat immediately. If you can't find a seat, please inform the driver.
  • Remain seated, facing forward, and reasonably quiet. All book bags should be on students lap and not on the floor.
  • No student shall stand or move from seat to seat during the trip.
  • For the safety of the students, items such as glass, skateboards, animals, or any item too large that can't be held in the students lap are not permitted on the bus.
  • The driver reserves the right to refuse any item on the bus that is seen as a safety risk to the children.
  • No windows or doors will be opened or closed except with the permission of the driver.
  • No student shall put any item or any part of his or her body out the window.
  • All personal items must be kept inside the student's book bag.
  • Elementary students may not use chromebooks, cell phones, or electronics on the bus. 
  • Secondary students may use cell phones as described in the school bus student conduct form. 
  • Students are not to tease or bully other students.
  • Students are expected to respect their classmates by keeping their hands, feet, and objects to themselves.
  • Loud, boisterous or profane language or indecent conduct will not be tolerated.
  • Smoking, vaping, and/or alcohol will not be permitted at any time.
  • In the pm, students who get off first should sit towards the isle to allow a smooth transition for children getting off the bus.
  • Students will remain seated until the bus has come to a complete stop before disembarking.
  • Keep 10 feet from bus once disembarking and crossing in front of bus. Never walk next to or behind the bus.
  • Always wait for the driver's hand signal and look for other motorist before crossing the street.