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.

August 24, 2015

First Student Takes Delivery of New School Buses in Providence

Thousands of students in the Providence Public School District will be riding on new school buses this school year....

August 13, 2015

First Student and the National Safety Council Kick Off the Safety Dog Bus Tour

School transportation leader First Student and leading safety advocate the National Safety Council are teaming up to encourage safe bus behavior...

August 11, 2015

First Stories - Todd Monteferrario

With more than 25 years of dedicated professional service, Todd Monteferrario has served as leader within First Student and the industry. He has been...

July 31, 2015

Building Routes that Work: 5 Tips to Get Students to School on Time

First Planning Solutions has put together 5 tips that will help position your district for success in the 2015-2016 school year by ensuring your...

July 23, 2015

School Bus Driver International Safety Competition

Once a year the top school bus drivers from across North America participate in the School Bus Driver International Safety Competition. Hosted by the...

July 23, 2015

First Student Senior Director Todd Monteferrario Elected NSTA President

Todd Monteferrario has been named president of the National School Transportation Association (NSTA)....

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