Why First Student

The right transportation partner makes all the difference. With First Student, you receive the added value of dedicated professionals who leverage our insights, expertise and resources to positively impact each community we serve, and provide your students with the best start and finish to their school day.

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Our Approach

National Support

National Support

Local Team

Local Team

Collaborative Planning

Collaborative Planning

Customized Services

Customized Services

School Bus Safety

With our team of highly trained drivers and the industry’s strongest safety record, partnering with First Student gives your parents and community confidence that your students are safe and secure.

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Green Cross Cross
for Safety® Award

First Student is the only school transportation company in the industry to be awarded the coveted National Safety Council’s (NSC) Green Cross for Safety® Award — the highest award for safety in North America. Since 2000, the National Safety Council has awarded the medal to recognize companies that exhibit safety leadership in their industry. This award is presented annually to an organization that has distinguished itself over a period of years for outstanding achievements in workplace and off-the-job safety and health, community service, environmental stewardship and responsible citizenship.

What Are Customers
Saying About Us?

“I can tell you without hesitation that we have been exceedingly pleased with the services provided. Above and beyond that is the fact that their service and student focus has continuously improved over time.”

– Brian T. Barnhart, Superintendent, Western Springs Public School District 101, Ill.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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