The Transportation Department of St. Louis Public Schools is committed to providing SAFE and Efficient transportation service for all eligible riders.
We cover approximately 540 miles on a daily basis. We drive approximately 10,000 miles per bus and 100,000 plus total miles per year.
The department consists of: 9 full time and 3 part-time professional drivers, 1 director, 1 coordinator, and 1 mechanic.
All drivers must have:
A commercial drivers license
Pre-employment Department of Transportation physical
Pre-employment drug test
Criminal background check
Driver license record check
Mandatory Michigan Department of Education training
Secretary of State approved “third party” road test
Subject to random drug and alcohol testing
Our bus fleet is well maintained, and is inspected annually by the Michigan State Police inspectors.
Appropriate behavior is expected by all passengers. Any behavior that distracts the driver is unacceptable.
School bus transportation service is a privilege that will be taken away if any unacceptable behavior occurs.
Transportation Department hours when school is in session is 6:00 AM to 4:45 PM. Summer hours are 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Contact us at (989) 681-3532. Messages may be left anytime.
Public school bus operations are regulated by the Michigan Department of Education.
St. Louis School District Bus Routes. Limited routing within the city perimeter. Shuttle Stops, and School- to-School transfers provided.