Mom and children at bus stop | First Student | School Bus Privatization for Parents & Community


With a century of student transportation knowledge, First Student is the leading authority on providing safe, timely school bus service. Because of our breadth and depth of experience, we’ve seen and responded to nearly every type of district transportation challenge. This level of expertise makes us different; and our commitment to our customers and communities makes us better. 
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From comprehensive turnkey student transportation solutions to route optimization or stepped levels of service, we put our experience to work for you.  We can custom design a transportation package specific to your district’s goals and needs. 

  • Full or Partial Contract Transportation Services
  • Management Services
  • Special-Needs Transportation Services
  • Route Optimization Analysis and Recommendations
  • Preventive Bus Maintenance
  • Charter Bus Rentals
  • Bus Leasing
  • Shuttle Services
  • Pre-Owned Bus Sales
  • Fuel, Fuel Storage and Purchasing
  • Ridership Tracking Technology
  • Wi-Fi

You are in the driver's seat. We want to work with you to evaluate your needs and provide solutions that will maximize efficiencies and cost savings without sacrifice of control or accountability.

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girl getting off school bus | First Student | School Bus Solutions


In order to provide safe and resourceful busing, First Student works with you to create a plan that best suits your community and students. We deliver more than contract services; we deliver quality of service, peace of mind, and a commitment to success. Our customers remain at the heart of everything we do. Using our national perspective, our local operations teams identify best practices to create innovations and standards to improve transportation quality and efficiency


We understand that developing a solid relationship with the community, parents, and students is as important as delivering exceptional service.  An exchange of ideas between First Student, parents, administrators, and students is beneficial to providing the most advantageous services.

Districts that choose to partner with First Student benefit from our economies of scale, our safety knowledge, technological advances, and expertise.

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