The Advantage

It’s proven. When you privatize student transportation services, not only does your school benefit — the community benefits, too.

Why Contract?

From simplifying your day and streamlining your time to enjoying costs savings and a fixed budget, the reasons to contract are many.

Questions About Contracting?

Whether you’re interested in learning more about privatization or would like to discuss contracting services, we’re here to help.

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Find Career Opportunities at First Student

Our employees are our most important resource, and we are committed to providing rewarding and challenging career opportunities.


The Benefits of Contract Student Transportation

Many school districts nationwide have discovered that outsourcing student transportation helps decrease costs while increasing levels of safety and control.


Rent a School Bus for Group Trips and Events

Our school buses aren't just for kids. From field trips to corporate events, First Student is the affordable alternative for a variety of groups and destinations.


Used Bus Sales

The largest inventory of pre-owned buses that will provide exceptional value for your transportation budget. 

Our Services


  • School Busing
  • Student Transportation
  • Special Needs Transportation
  • School Bus Rentals


  • Daily Route Management
  • Routing Services
  • Logistics & Scheduling
  • Drivers and Staff


  • Bus Leasing and Ownership
  • Parts and Maintenance
  • Fuel Purchasing and Storage
  • Used Bus Sales


  • Fleet Analysis & Reporting
  • GPS & Student Tracking
  • Child Check-Mate System
  • Theft-Mate Security

Our Experience

Mom greeting child outside of school bus | First Student | Student Transportation Solutions

Connecting to our Communities

First Student's century of experience can be traced back to 1913 with the City of Newman, CA - a community partnership that continues to grow with time.

June 19, 2015

First Student Names Area General Manager for Central Region

First Student, the trusted leader in student transportation, has named Chris Coyle as Area General Manager of the company’s Central Region....

June 4, 2015

First Student Awarded New Contract in Illinois

McLean County Unit District 5 in Normal, Ill. will depend on First Student to deliver students safely to and from school during the 2015-16 school...

June 1, 2015

Happiness Starts with Yellow.

The big yellow bus - it’s not just a big vehicle; it’s the beginning of so much: the school day, friendships and the future. The yellow bus is the...

May 21, 2015

Oregon School District Awards New Contract to First Student

Molalla River School District 35 has decided to continue its partnership with First Student for the 2015-16 school year and beyond. ...

May 19, 2015

First Student Names Area General Manager for Alaska Locations

First Student, the trusted leader in student transportation, has named Bill Noftz as Area General Manager of its Alaska locations....

May 18, 2015

First Stories - Melvin Florence

The faces of First Student are many, but holding us together are the core values we integrate into our daily lives. Melvin Florence epitomizes our...

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